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lyricist

li ri sist

  • n  a person who writes the words for songs

  • When composer Frederick Loewe looked back on a career with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner that included Brigadoon, My Fair Lady and Camelot, he reportedly said he could not get over how .
  • Vernon Gersch (Robert Klein), surveys the scene from his luxury apartment where he first meets Sonia Walsk (Lucie Arnaz), an aspiring lyricist much in awe of his success.
  • An attempt at a collaboration with Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist of My Fair Lady, came to nothing.
News & Articles

  • Top Songwriters Hall of Fame honorees reveal the stories behind their music
    Filmmaker Mel Brooks is hardly known as a lyricist. But Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry are more than happy to give him props for an assist on one of their best-known songs. As the rockers get ready for their induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday...
    June 11, 2013 - New York Post
  • Eminem Hits the Studio with Kendrick Lamar, and Black Hippy Crew
    *Eminem is currently putting the finishing touches on his eighth studio album (we think). It’s been many moons since fans have heard from the veteran lyricist, other than in a few collaborations here and there. Oh and how can we forget? Last year, Em and Sluaghterhouse, his crew, delivered far and away the best cypher [...]
    June 8, 2013 - EURweb
  • Mark Winkler: Peeling Back the Onion
    Mark Winkler is a Los Angeles-based jazz singer, lyricist, and songwriter with over 150 songs to his credit and platinum records hanging on his wall. He has written songs with the likes of saxophonists Dexter Gordon Dexter Gordon 1923 - 1990 sax, tenor , Wayne Shorter Wayne Shorter b.1933 saxophone and Joshua Redman Joshua Redman b.1969 saxophone , as well as pianist David Benoit David Benoit b ...
    June 7, 2013 - All About Jazz
Quotes

  • Kanye West in Popeater
    I believe I am the greatest entertainer of this generation. I go neck-and-neck on Jay-Z and [Lil] Wayne as far as who's the best lyricist,Kanye West said in VIBE magazine's February issue.
  • Joe Satriani in antiMUSIC.com
    People have this idea of what this band is about, or what Sammy Hagar is about as a lyricist and a vocalist,says Joe Satriani. "We manage to get each guy to up his game in a non-confrontational way. When I play with Chickenfoot, I want to...

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