Don Black: Lyricist

Sir Don Black is a lyricist and inductee of the Songwriters Hall of Fame who has written songs with some of the most celebrated composers in history: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Quincy Jones, John Barry, Michel Legrand, Henry Mancini, Michael Jackson, Marvin Hamlisch, and Charles Strouse, just to name a few.

In addition to being a lyricist, Black has worked as a stand-up comedian, song plugger, radio personality and personal manager to the late Matt Monro. It was a great pleasure to interview him.

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