E Y Harburg
City College of New York
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Townsend Harris Hall
Last stage musical "The Children's Crusade" opened at University of Vermont
Final Broadway show, "Darling of the Day"
Returned to features after being blacklisted; wrote lyrics to Arlen's music for animated feature "Gay Purr-ee"
Returned to Broadway with "Flahooley"
Blacklisted while working on feature musical "Huckleberry Finn" with music by Lane
"Finian's Rainbow" opened on Broadway
First collaboration with composer Burton Lane
Began collaborating with composer Harold Arlen; over the course of their collaboration, they would write 111 songs
Wrote "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" with Gorney
First hit song, "I'm Yours"
Debut as songwriter, wrote lyrics to songs by Jay Gorney; wrote for "The Ever Ready Radio Hour"
Wrote first songs for features (with Gorney), "What I Wouldn't Do For That Man" for Helen Morgan in "Applause" and "It Can't Go On Like This" also for Morgan in "Road House Nights"