Maury Yeston Biography (1945-)

Born October (some sources cite December) 23, 1945, in Jersey City, NJ; son of David (in business) and Frances (in business; maiden name, Haar) Yeston; married Anne Sheedy (a flutist), November 13, 1982; children: Jake, Max. Career: Composer and lyricist. Yale University, New Haven, CT, associate professor of music, 1974-82, director of undergraduate studies in music, 1976-82; BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, teacher, 1982--. Member: Dramatists Guild, Society of Music Theory, American Musicological Society. Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award and Drama Desk Award, both best score of a musical, both 1982, for Nine; BMI Awards, Broadcast Music, Inc., 1982 and1989; Antoinette Perry Award nomination (with George Forrest and Robert Wright), best original musical score, 1990, for Grand Hotel. Addresses: Agent: Flora Roberts, 157 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019.

Composer, lyricist
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October 23, 1945
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

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