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  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel is an American musician and pianist, singer-songwriter, and classical composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording art...
  • George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
    George Gershwin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Jacob Gershowitz on September 26, 1898(1898-09-26), Brooklyn, New York Died July 11, 1937(1937-07-11) (aged 38), Hollywood, Californ...
  • Abel Meeropol (1903 - 1986)
    Abel Meeropol (February 10, 1903 – October 29, 1986)[1] was an American writer, teacher[2] and song-writer, whose works were published under his pseudonym, Lewis Allan. His best-known song is "Strang...
  • Mike Stoller
    Jerome "Jerry" Leiber (April 25, 1933 – August 22, 2011) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) were American songwriting and record producing partners. Stoller was the composer and Leiber the lyrici...
  • Oscar Hammerstein, II (1895 - 1960)
    Perhaps the most influential lyricist and librettist of the American theater, Oscar Hammerstein II reversed the process of musical writing, writing the lyrics first and then the score. Major musicals f...

This group features celebrated songwriters of Jewish origin. Genres include (and are not limited to) musical theatre, pop, rock, folk, jazz, and comedy, and the list spans from the turn of the 20th century to the present day.