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Appeared in: Volume 2, Number 6
Published on: July 1, 2007
The Wizards of Oz

Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. Music by Harold Arlen. Performance by Judy Garland. How the “Song of the Century” was born.

Laurence Maslon is an associate arts professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He is the author of The Sound of Music Companion, to be published in the United States in fall 2007 by Fireside, and the co-author, with Michael Kantor, of Broadway: The American Musical (Bulfinch, 2004).
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