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Also Known As: E. Harburg, Irwin Hochberg, E.Y. Harburg (Yip), Edgar Y Harburg, Yip Harburg, Yip Harburg Died: March 5, 1981
Born: April 8, 1896 Cause of Death: heart attack while driving
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: lyricist, librettist, businessman, poet

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Carl Harbaugh was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Harbaugh kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Regeneration" (1915), "The Silent Command" (1923) and the Buster Keaton comedy "College" (1927). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Errol Flynn biopic "Gentleman Jim" (1942), the Errol Flynn action picture "Northern Pursuit" (1943) and the action flick "Uncertain Glory" (1944) with Errol Flynn. He also appeared in "The Far Country" (1955) with James Stewart and "The Tall Men" (1955). Harbaugh last acted in "The Revolt of Mamie Stover" (1956) with Jane Russell. Harbaugh passed away in February 1960 at the age of 74.

Carl Harbaugh was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Harbaugh kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Regeneration" (1915), "The Silent Command" (1923) and the Buster Keaton comedy "College" (1927). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Errol Flynn biopic "Gentleman Jim" (1942), the Errol Flynn action picture "Northern Pursuit" (1943) and the action flick "Uncertain Glory" (1944) with Errol Flynn. He also appeared in "The Far Country" (1955) with James Stewart and "The Tall Men" (1955). Harbaugh last acted in "The Revolt of Mamie Stover" (1956) with Jane Russell. Harbaugh passed away in February 1960 at the age of 74.

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1950:
Blacklisted while working on feature musical "Huckleberry Finn" with music by Lane
1968:
Final Broadway show, "Darling of the Day"
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Wrote poetry while working in business in the 1920s
1929:
Debut as songwriter, wrote lyrics to songs by Jay Gorney; wrote for "The Ever Ready Radio Hour"
1940:
First collaboration with composer Burton Lane
1930:
First hit song, "I'm Yours"
1951:
Returned to Broadway with "Flahooley"
1932:
Wrote "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" with Gorney
1929:
First song in a Broadway show, "Earl Carroll's Sketchbook"
1947:
"Finian's Rainbow" opened on Broadway
1932:
Began collaborating with composer Harold Arlen; over the course of their collaboration, they would write 111 songs
1971:
Last stage musical "The Children's Crusade" opened at University of Vermont
1962:
Returned to features after being blacklisted; wrote lyrics to Arlen's music for animated feature "Gay Purr-ee"
1929:
Wrote first songs for features (with Gorney), "What I Wouldn't Do For That Man" for Helen Morgan in "Applause" and "It Can't Go On Like This" also for Morgan in "Road House Nights"
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Education

P S 64: New York, New York -
Townsend Harris Hall: New York, New York -
City College of New York: New York, New York - 1917

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wife:
Alice Richmond. Married 1923; divorced.
wife:
Edelaine Gorney. Silent screen actor. Married 1943; previously married to Jay Gorney who wrote songs with Harburg.

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son:
Ernest Harburg.
daughter:
Margaret Harburg.

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"Rhymes for the Irreverent" Grossman
"At This Point in Rhyme" Crown
"Who Put the Rainbow in 'The Wizard of Oz'?: Yip Harburgh, Lyricist" University of Michigan Press

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