Milestones Nov. 4, 2002

DIED. ADOLPH GREEN, 86, lyricist, writer and actor who formed, with Betty Comden, left, Broadway's most enduring creative duo; in New York City. Born in the Bronx, he first teamed with Comden (the two were not married to each other) in a Greenwich Village satirical revue. Leonard Bernstein (Green's old summer-camp buddy) asked them to write the book and lyrics for On the Town, a Broadway musical about sailors on leave in New York City that became their first hit. They later brought sophistication and wit to such shows as Wonderful Town, Bells Are Ringing and, most memorably, Singin' in the...

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