Definitions of lyrist

n a person who writes the words for songs

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Ira Gershwin
United States lyricist who frequently collaborated with his brother George Gershwin (1896-1983)
Oscar Hammerstein II
United States lyricist who collaborated on many musical comedies (most successfully with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960)
Lorenz Milton Hart
United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943)
Alan Jay Lerner
United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986)
Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)
Type of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

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