Edgar Yipsel Harburg (Nueva York, 8 de abril de 1896 Hollywood, 5 de marzo de 1981)  ―también conocido como Yip Harburg― fue un letrista y compositor de canciones estadounidense de música popular, que trabajó con muchos conocidos compositores.
Edgar Yipsel Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg; April 8, 1896 – March 5, 1981) was an American popular song lyricist and librettist who worked with many well-known composers. He wrote the lyrics to the standards "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"
Edgar Yipsel Harburg ( Nueva York, 8 de abril de 1896 Hollywood, 5 de marzo de 1981) ―también conocido como Yip Harburg ― fue un letrista y compositor de canciones estadounidense de música popular, que trabajó con muchos conocidos compositores.
Learn about the life and work of Yip Harburg, a master lyricist, poet and book writer who wrote the lyrics to over 600 songs for Broadway and Hollywood musicals, including The Wizard of Oz, Hooray for What!, and Finian's Rainbow. He was also a social activist and a political commentator who faced censorship and blacklisting for his views.
E.Y. Harburg, (born April 8, 1896/98, New York, N.Y., U.S.—died March 5, 1981, Hollywood, Calif.), U.S. lyricist, producer, and director. “Yip” Harburg attended the City College of New York with his friend Ira Gershwin .
Who Put the Rainbow in the Wizard of Oz? Harriet Alonso. Yip Harburg: Legendary Lyricist and Human Rights Activist Rhymes for the Irreverent “Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” — E. Y. “Yip” Harburg (Lyricist)