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Sheldon Harnick - Quotes

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I started writing lyrics out of desperation. I was broke and wondering where my next job, my next meal was coming from, although I had had several successful revue songs on Broadway.

I started writing lyrics out of desperation. I was broke and wondering where my next job, my next meal was coming from, although I had had several successful revue songs on Broadway.

I feel in my own life I've made many mistakes. I've failed in many directions. ---->>>

When you collaborate, you have to be willing to scrap a lot. ---->>>

I have a lot of unknown songs. ---->>>

Where you learn things, really, is watching it in front of an audience. ---->>>

I like editing. Generally, you work under the assumption that everything can be shorter. I like to see if I can reconstruct a sentence. I find that enjoyable work. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-30, 1924
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Occupation: Musician
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Sheldon Harnick (born April 30, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaborations with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. Harnick began his career writing words and music to comic songs in musical revues. One of these, "The Merry Minuet", was popularized by the Kingston Trio (wikipedia)