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Sheldon Harnick
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Sheldon Harnick

Lyricist Sheldon Harnick explains the genesis of The Apple Tree as he prepares for its first Broadway revival, recalls his days as a writer of revue songs and his early encouragement from famed broadcaster Dave Garroway, recounts how he began his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock, shares why he's particularly proud of the title song from She Loves Me, and reflects on the experience of hearing his words to Fiddler On The Roof sung in Scandinavian languages.

Original air date - November 17, 2006
Running Time - 52:55

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