Boy Loses Girl Broadway"s Librettists by Thomas S. Hischak

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  • New York (State),
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Genres & Styles - Musicals,
  • Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue,
  • Performing Arts / Broadway & Musical Revue,
  • Librettists,
  • History and criticism,
  • Musicals,
  • New York

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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7996703M
ISBN 100810844400
ISBN 109780810844407

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