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Lorenz Hart

Full Name: Lorenz Milton Hart
Profession: Broadway Lyricist

United States of America

Why Famous: One half of the famous Broadway musical and songwriting team of Rodgers and Hart with composer Richard Rodgers.

Born: May 2, 1895
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: November 22, 1943 (aged 48)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia from exposure after drinking heavily in NYC following the passing of his mother

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