Betty Comden (Elizabeth Cohen)

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Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Songwriter ("New York, New York", "Lonely Town", "The Party's Over", "Just in Time"), author and actress. educated at New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree. While a student, she acted with the Washington Square Players. She was a member of the Revuers, a night club act which also included Judy Holliday and Adolph Green. She wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Wonderful Town" (which garnered a Tony award from the NY Drama Critics in 1953), "Peter Pan", and "Do Re Mi". Read more...