B.A. music and drama, Yale University. Alumnus Tamiment Playhouse, last of the Borscht Belt boot camps for revue writers, lyricists and composers. He co-wrote the book for ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, contributed music (with lyrics by Marshall Barer) to revues ONCE OVER LIGHTLY (Zero Mostel, Jack Gilford, Sono Osato), NEW FACES OF 1956 (Tiger Haynes, Inga Swenson, Maggie Smith) and ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (Beatrice Lillie). Musical director and arranger for Tallulah Bankhead's only nightclub appearances (Sands Hotel, Las Vegas). Composer, National Repertory Theatre (Eva LeGallienne, Denholm Elliott, Farley Granger, Sylvia Sydney). Co-author/composer of the Off-Broadway musical SMITH. Author of three novels: Passage, A Death in Paris and Death of a Critic.
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