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Ashman, Howard (1950 - 1991), lyricist

Jessica Sternfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Baltimore, MD, 17 May 1950; d New York, NY, 14 Mar 1991). American lyricist. Ashman studied the performing arts at Boston University and Goddard College, and earned his MFA from Indiana University. A lyricist for both stage and screen, Ashman is best known for his collaborations with composer ALAN MENKEN. In 1982, they created Little Shop of Horrors off-Broadway, where it ran for five years and led to

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