Richard Adler

American Born 03 Aug 1921

Richard Adler (born August 3, 1921) is an American lyricist, composer and producer of several Broadway shows.

Born in New York City, Adler had a musical upbringing, his father being a concert pianist. After serving in the navy he began his career as a lyricist, teaming up with Jerry Ross in 1950. As a duo they worked in tandem, both taking credit for lyrics and music.

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