If you are fascinated by the art of songwriting or a lover of musical theatre, this interview will be of great interest. He freely expresses his thoughts and recollections. Writers and lovers of songs alike will enjoy this fascinating interview.
Maury Yeston allows us into his musical mind! He is a composer, lyricist, educator and musicologist. Perhaps best known for his music and lyrics heard on the Broadway stage, Maury Yeston wrote the lyrics and melodies for “Nine,” (based on Fellini’s film 8½ )as well as “Titanic.” Maury Yeston is a Tony award winner. He wrote the music and lyrics for “Phantom,” based on the 1910 novel “The Phantom of the Opera.” Yeston also wrote a great deal of songs for the Broadway musical “Grand Hotel.”
In addition to several original Broadway cast albums of his songs, a compilation album of his songs was released in 2003, entitled “The Maury Yeston Songbook.” Broadway actress Laura Osnes released an entire album of his songs entitled “If I Tell You (Songs of Maury Yeston).”