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The Gershwins Composer George Gershwin and his brother, lyricist Ira Gershwin, created a sizable portion of this country's most imaginative, enduring music.
Feinstein, a Gershwin scholar, worked for many years with Ira cataloging and preserving the unpublished sheet music and rare recordings in the lyricist’s collection.
Aesop Rock is one of the world's great lyricists, rappers, and cat lovers.
In his storied career as the frontman of The Smiths and as a solo artist, Morrissey has been called one of the greatest lyricists and singers in modern music.
Tributes to those who will be inducted into the Songbook Hall of Fame — jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, lyricist Ray Gilbert and dancer Mitzi Gaynor — will be part of the gala as well.
And, as principle lyricist and the face of U2, that means politics and activism are the identity of the band.
Local youth lyricists and rappers will engage in a friendly competition to create socially conscious art.
He was remembered on social media by member of the hip hop community as a legendary lyricist and one of New York’s finest.
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Definition of lyricist for English Language Learners
: a person who writes the words of a song : a writer of lyrics
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