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Ler·ner(lûr′nər), Alan Jay 1918-1986.
American playwright and lyricist. He wrote a number of musicals with the composer Frederick Loewe, including Brigadoon (1947) and My Fair Lady (1956).
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(Biography) Alan Jay. 1914–86, US songwriter and librettist. With Frederick Loewe he wrote My Fair Lady (1956) and Camelot (1960) as well as a number of film scripts, including Gigi (1958)
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