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Otto A. Harbach (Otto Abels Hauerbach)

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Biography

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Otto Harbach was a songwriter ("I Won't Dance", "Yesterdays", "The Touch of Your Hand") and author, educated at Knox College (BA, MA, DHL, and an honorary member of the Board of Trustees) and Columbia University. At Whitman College he was a professor of English between 1895 and 1901, then a newspaper writer in New York between 1902 and 1903 and an advertising-agency employee into 1910. His Broadway stage scores include "Three Twins" and "Madame Sherry" (for which he was also librettist), "The Firefly", "High Jinks", "Katinka", "Going Up", "Tumble In", "The Little Whopper", "The Cat and the Fiddle" and "Roberta". Read more...

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