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Bob Merrill (Composer)

Born: 17th May 1921, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Died: 17th February 1998, Culver City, California, United States

Nationality: American

Henry Robert Merrill Levan was an American songwriter, theatrical composer, lyricist, and screenwriter. He was one of the most successful songwriters of the 1950s on the US and UK single charts. He wrote musicals for the Broadway stage, including Carnival! (music and lyrics) and Funny Girl (lyrics).