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Forman Brown (1901–1996)

Songwriter, composer and author, educated at the University of Michigan (BA, MA). He wrote the score for the college variety show, then taught English at the University of Michigan and was an assistant professor at North Carolina State University between 1923-1926. He co-founded the Yale Puppeteers at the Turnabout Theatre in Hollywood, and wrote ... See full bio »

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Known For

An Old Spanish Onion
Bandits and Ballads
Knickerbocker Holiday
Knickerbocker Holiday Music Department
I Am Suzanne!
I Am Suzanne! Soundtrack


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 1945 Hit the Hay (lyrics: "Tillie Tell" based on "Guillaume Tell" - uncredited)
 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday (lyrics: "Jail Song (Oh Woe!)", "Let's Make Tomorrow Today", "Sing Out", "Be Not Hasty, Maiden Fair" - uncredited)
 1933 I Am Suzanne! (lyrics: "Just a Little Garrett", "Oh How I've Sinned", "One Word", "Rainy Day", "St. Moritz Waltz", "Esk-i-O-Lay Li-O-Mo", "Wooden Woman")
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 1935 An Old Spanish Onion (Short) (story)
 1934 Bandits and Ballads (Short)
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 1959 The Watts Gnu Show (TV Movie) (songs by)
 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday (additional musical numbers by)
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 1993 Turnabout: The Story of the Yale Puppeteers (Documentary)

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He wrote the lyrics for the musical, 'The Merry Widow," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Franz Lehar was composer. Milton Lazarus wrote the book. See more »

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