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405 Lyricists
A. C. Benson

4/24/1862 - 6/17/1925

A. E. Housman

3/26/1859 - 4/30/1936

Aaron Copland

11/14/1900 - 12/2/1990

Abraham Cowley  
Adam Ant

11/3/1954 - (Present)

Adam Duritz

8/1/1964 - (Present)

Adam Schlesinger

10/31/1967 - (Present)

Adolph Green

12/2/1914 - 10/23/2002

Aimee Mann

9/8/1960 - (Present)

Alan Jay Lerner

8/31/1918 - 6/14/1986

Alan Lerner

8/31/1918 - 6/14/1986

Alan Moore

11/18/1953 - (Present)

Alan Parsons

12/20/1948 - (Present)

Alanis Morissette

6/1/1974 - (Present)

Albert Chevalier

3/21/1861 - 7/10/1923

Alex Lifeson

8/27/1953 - (Present)

Alex North

12/4/1910 - 9/8/1991

Alexander Pope

5/21/1688 - 5/30/1744

Alexandre Dumas

7/24/1802 - 12/5/1870

Alexei Sayle

8/7/1952 - (Present)

Alfred Noyes

9/16/1880 - 6/28/1958

Alfred Tennyson

8/6/1809 - 10/6/1892

Algernon Swinburne

4/5/1837 - 4/10/1909

Alice Cooper

2/4/1948 - (Present)

Alison Goldfrapp

5/13/1966 - (Present)

Allen Collins

7/19/1952 - 1/23/1990

Allen Shamblin   Alphonsus Liguori

9/27/1696 - 8/1/1787

Amy Grant

11/25/1960 - (Present)

Amy Lee

12/13/1981 - (Present)

Amy Ray

4/12/1964 - (Present)

Andre Gide

11/22/1869 - 2/19/1951

Andrew Lloyd

3/22/1948 - (Present)

Andrew Lloyd Webber

3/22/1948 - (Present)

Andy Irvine

6/14/1942 - (Present)

Andy Partridge

11/11/1953 - (Present)

Angie Brown

11/28/1963 - (Present)

Anita Baker

1/26/1958 - (Present)

Ann Wilson

6/19/1950 - (Present)

Anne Dudley

5/7/1956 - (Present)

Anne Finch   Anne Grant

2/21/1755 - 11/7/1838

Annie Evans   Anthony Braxton

6/4/1945 - (Present)

Arlo Guthrie

7/10/1947 - (Present)

Arthur O'Shaughnessy

3/14/1844 - 1/30/1881

Arthur Schwartz

11/25/1900 - 9/3/1984

Arthur Symons

2/28/1865 - 1/22/1945

Arto Lindsay

5/28/1953 - (Present)

Ashlee Simpson

10/3/1984 - (Present)

August Wilhelm Von Schlegel

9/8/1767 - 5/12/1845

Avril Lavigne

9/27/1984 - (Present)

Axl Rose

2/6/1962 - (Present)

Ayumi Hamasaki

10/2/1978 - (Present)

Barry Gibb

9/1/1946 - (Present)

Barry Manilow

6/17/1943 - (Present)

Barry Mann

2/9/1939 - (Present)

Baudelaire

4/9/1821 - 8/31/1867

Beck Hansen

7/8/1970 - (Present)

Beethoven

12/16/1770 - 3/26/1827

Ben Gibbard

8/11/1976 - (Present)

Ben Harper

10/28/1969 - (Present)

Ben Jonson

6/11/1572 - 8/6/1637

Ben Lee

9/11/1978 - (Present)

Ben Moody

1/22/1981 - (Present)

Ben Weasel  
Bertolt Brecht

2/10/1898 - 8/14/1956

Bessie Smith

4/15/1894 - 9/26/1937

Beth Gibbons

1/4/1965 - (Present)

Beth Orton

12/14/1970 - (Present)

Beth Patterson   Bill Anderson

11/1/1937 - (Present)

Bill Schultz

6/11/1960 - (Present)

Bill Ward

5/5/1948 - (Present)

Bill Withers

7/4/1938 - (Present)

Billie Armstrong

2/17/1972 - (Present)

Billie Joe Armstrong

2/17/1972 - (Present)

Billy Barnes

1/27/1927 - 9/25/2012

Billy Bragg

12/20/1957 - (Present)

Billy Corgan

3/17/1967 - (Present)

Billy Currington

11/19/1973 - (Present)

Billy Higgins

10/11/1936 - 5/3/2001

Billy Idol

11/30/1955 - (Present)

Billy Joel

5/9/1949 - (Present)

Billy Strayhorn

11/29/1915 - 5/31/1967

Bing Crosby

5/3/1903 - 10/14/1977

Bjork

11/21/1965 - (Present)

Blake

11/28/1757 - 8/12/1827

Bo Diddley

12/30/1928 - 6/2/2008

Bob Dylan

5/24/1941 - (Present)

Bob Gaudio

11/17/1942 - (Present)

Bob Geldof

10/5/1951 - (Present)

Bob Marley

2/6/1945 - 5/11/1981

Bob Merrill

5/17/1921 - 2/17/1998

Bob Seger

5/6/1945 - (Present)

Bob Weir

10/16/1947 - (Present)

Bobby Darin

5/14/1936 - 12/20/1973

Bobby McFerrin

3/11/1950 - (Present)

Bobby Russell

4/19/1940 - 11/19/1992

Bodenstedt

4/22/1819 - 4/18/1892

Brad Paisley

10/28/1972 - (Present)

Brandon Flowers

6/21/1981 - (Present)

Brandon Heath

7/21/1978 - (Present)

Branford Marsalis

8/26/1960 - (Present)

Brian Eno

5/15/1948 - (Present)

Brian Setzer

4/10/1959 - (Present)

Brian Tyler

5/8/1978 - (Present)

Brian Wilson

6/20/1942 - (Present)

Britney Spears

12/2/1981 - (Present)

Bruce Brody  
Bruce Springsteen

9/23/1949 - (Present)

Bryan White

2/17/1974 - (Present)

Buddy Holly

9/7/1936 - 2/3/1959

Buffy Sainte-Marie

2/20/1941 - (Present)

Burt Bacharach

5/12/1928 - (Present)

Busta Rhymes

5/20/1972 - (Present)

Cab Calloway

12/25/1907 - 11/18/1994

Cameron Crowe

7/13/1957 - (Present)

Carl Douglas

5/10/1942 - (Present)

Carlo Goldoni

2/25/1707 - 2/6/1793

Carly Simon

6/25/1945 - (Present)

Carrie Newcomer

5/25/1958 - (Present)

Chad Smith

10/25/1961 - (Present)

Charles Baudelaire

4/9/1821 - 8/31/1867

Charles Bukowski

8/16/1920 - 3/9/1994

Charles Wesley

12/18/1707 - 3/29/1788

Charlie Chaplin

4/16/1889 - 12/25/1977

Charlie Parker

8/29/1920 - 3/12/1955

Christian Furchtegott Gellert

7/4/1715 - 12/13/1769

Christina Aguilera

12/18/1980 - (Present)

Christina Rossetti

12/5/1830 - 12/29/1894

Christopher Hampton

1/26/1946 - (Present)

Claude Debussy

8/22/1862 - 3/25/1918

Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle

5/10/1760 - 6/30/1836

Clay Aiken

11/30/1978 - (Present)

Colette

1/28/1873 - 8/3/1954

Colley Cibber

11/6/1671 - 12/11/1757

Conor Oberst

2/15/1980 - (Present)

Dante

6/1/1265 - 9/14/1321

Dante (alighieri)

6/1/1265 - 9/14/1321

Dante Alighieri

6/1/1265 - 9/14/1321

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

5/12/1828 - 4/9/1882

David Byrne

5/14/1952 - (Present)

David Crosby

8/14/1941 - (Present)

Dizzy Gillespie

10/21/1917 - 1/6/1993

Don McLean

10/2/1945 - (Present)

Duke Ellington

4/29/1899 - 5/24/1974

Eddie Vedder

12/23/1964 - (Present)

Edgar Allan Poe

1/19/1809 - 10/7/1849

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

3/6/1806 - 6/29/1861

Elvis Costello

8/25/1954 - (Present)

Elvis Presley

1/8/1935 - 8/16/1977

Eminem

10/17/1972 - (Present)

Eric Clapton

3/30/1945 - (Present)

Ernest Dowson

8/2/1867 - 2/23/1900

Ernst Moritz Arndt

12/26/1769 - 1/29/1860

Fats Domino

2/26/1928 - (Present)

Federico Garcia Lorca

6/5/1898 - 8/19/1936

Fiona Apple

9/13/1977 - (Present)

Frances Ridley Havergal

12/14/1836 - 6/3/1879

Francis Beaumont   Francis Ford Coppola

4/7/1939 - (Present)

Francis Of Assisi

11/26/1182 - 10/3/1226

Francis Scott Key

8/1/1777 - 1/11/1843

Francois Villon   Frank Desprez

2/9/1853 - 11/25/1916

Franz Grillparzer

1/15/1791 - 1/21/1872

Fred Rogers

3/20/1928 - 2/27/2003

Freddie Mercury

9/5/1946 - 11/24/1991

Friedrich Hebbel

3/18/1813 - 12/13/1863

Friedrich Holderlin

3/20/1770 - 6/6/1843

Friedrich Klopstock

7/2/1724 - 3/14/1803

Friedrich Nietzsche

10/15/1844 - 8/25/1900

Friedrich von Schiller

11/10/1759 - 5/9/1805

Friedrich Von Schlegel   G K Chesterton

5/29/1874 - 6/14/1936

G. K Chesterton

5/29/1874 - 6/14/1936

G. K. Chesterton

5/29/1874 - 6/14/1936

Garry Shandling

11/29/1949 - (Present)

George Gascoigne  
George Gershwin

9/26/1898 - 7/11/1937

George Harrison

2/25/1943 - 11/29/2001

George Herbert

4/3/1593 - 3/1/1633

George M. Cohan

7/3/1878 - 11/5/1942

George Meredith

2/12/1828 - 5/18/1909

George Peele

7/25/1556 - 11/9/1596

Gerard De Nerval

5/22/1808 - 1/26/1855

Gioacchino Rossini

2/29/1792 - 11/13/1868

Glenn Close

3/19/1947 - (Present)

Gloria Estefan

9/1/1957 - (Present)

Goethe

8/28/1749 - 3/22/1832

Goldoni

2/25/1707 - 2/6/1793

Gustav Mahler

7/7/1860 - 5/18/1911

H. P. Lovecraft

8/20/1890 - 3/15/1937

Hebbel

3/18/1813 - 12/13/1863

Hebbel Friedrich

3/18/1813 - 12/13/1863

Hector Berlioz

12/11/1803 - 3/8/1869

Heinrich Heine

12/13/1797 - 2/17/1856

Henry Carey

8/26/1687 - 10/5/1743

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2/27/1807 - 3/24/1984

Hermann Hesse

7/2/1877 - 8/9/1962

Hilaire Belloc

7/27/1870 - 7/16/1953

Howard Dietz

9/8/1896 - 7/30/1983

Hugo Ball

2/22/1886 - 9/14/1927

Ian Anderson

8/10/1947 - (Present)

Ira Gershwin

12/6/1896 - 8/17/1983

Irving Berlin

5/11/1888 - 9/22/1989

Irving Caesar

7/4/1895 - 12/18/1996

Isaac Newton

12/25/1642 - 3/20/1727

Isaac Watts

7/17/1674 - 11/25/1748

Jacques Deval

6/27/1895 - 12/19/1972

James Brown

5/3/1933 - 12/25/2006

James Drummond Burns

2/18/1823 - 11/27/1864

James Joyce

2/2/1882 - 1/13/1941

James Macpherson

10/27/1736 - 2/17/1796

James Montgomery

11/4/1771 - 4/30/1854

James Rado

1/23/1932 - (Present)

James Russell Lowell

2/22/1819 - 8/12/1891

James Thomson

9/11/1700 - 8/27/1748

Jan  
Jason Mraz

6/23/1977 - (Present)

Jean Cocteau

7/5/1889 - 10/11/1963

Jean de La Fontaine

7/8/1621 - 4/13/1695

Jean de La La Fontaine

7/8/1621 - 4/13/1695

Jean Petit Senn   Jean Pierre Claris De Florian

3/6/1755 - 9/13/1794

Jeff Ament

3/10/1963 - (Present)

Jennifer Lopez

7/24/1969 - (Present)

Jerry Garcia

8/1/1942 - 8/9/1995

Jim Morrison

12/8/1943 - 7/3/1971

Jimi Hendrix

11/27/1942 - 9/18/1970

Jimmy Page

1/9/1944 - (Present)

Joan Jett

9/22/1958 - (Present)

Joanna Baillie

9/11/1762 - 2/23/1851

Joe Darion

1/30/1917 - 6/21/2001

Joe Raposo

2/8/1937 - 2/5/1989

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

11/10/1759 - 5/9/1805

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

11/10/1759 - 5/9/1805

Johann Goethe

8/28/1749 - 3/22/1832

Johann Von Goethe

8/28/1749 - 3/22/1832

Johann Von Schiller

11/10/1759 - 5/9/1805

Johann Wolfgang Goethe

8/28/1749 - 3/22/1832

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

8/28/1749 - 3/22/1832

John August

8/4/1970 - (Present)

John Cage

9/5/1912 - 8/12/1992

John Carpenter

1/16/1948 - (Present)

John Coltrane

9/23/1926 - 7/17/1967

John Crowne

4/6/1641 - (Present)

John Denver

12/31/1943 - 10/12/1997

John Gay

6/30/1685 - 12/4/1732

John Gibson Lockhart

7/14/1794 - 11/25/1854

John Greenleaf Whittier

12/17/1807 - 9/7/1892

John Hay

10/8/1838 - 7/1/1905

John Henry Newman

2/21/1801 - 8/11/1890

John Keats

10/31/1795 - 2/23/1821

John Keble

4/25/1792 - 3/29/1866

John Lennon

10/9/1940 - 12/8/1980

John Mason Neale

1/24/1818 - 8/6/1866

John Mayer

10/16/1977 - (Present)

John Newton

7/24/1725 - 12/21/1807

John Paul Jones

1/3/1946 - (Present)

John Perry Barlow

10/3/1947 - (Present)

John Philpot Curran

7/24/1750 - 10/14/1817

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

4/1/1647 - 7/26/1680

Johnny Cash

2/26/1932 - 9/12/2003

Jon Anderson

10/25/1944 - (Present)

Joni Mitchell

11/7/1943 - (Present)

Josh Groban

2/27/1981 - (Present)

Joss Whedon

6/23/1964 - (Present)

Julia Ward Howe

5/27/1819 - 10/17/1910

Katharine Lee Bates

8/12/1859 - 3/28/1929

Keith Richards

12/18/1943 - (Present)

Kenny Loggins

1/7/1948 - (Present)

Kim Carnes

7/20/1945 - (Present)

Kirk Franklin

1/26/1970 - (Present)

Kurt Cobain

2/20/1967 - 4/5/1994

Langston Hughes

2/1/1902 - 5/22/1967

Laura

5/16/1974 - (Present)

Laurence Binyon

8/10/1869 - 3/10/1943

Laurie Anderson

6/5/1947 - (Present)

Leonard Cohen

9/21/1934 - (Present)

Leopold Senghor

10/9/1906 - 12/20/2001

Les Claypool

9/29/1963 - (Present)

Liam Gallagher

9/21/1972 - (Present)

Lillian Hellman

6/20/1905 - 6/30/1984

Longfellow

2/27/1807 - 3/24/1984

Loretta Lynn

4/14/1932 - (Present)

Louis Macneice

9/12/1907 - 9/3/1963

Ludwig van Beethoven

12/16/1770 - 3/26/1827

Madonna

8/16/1958 - (Present)

Mariah Carey

3/27/1970 - (Present)

Marsha Norman

9/21/1947 - (Present)

Marvin Gaye

4/2/1939 - 4/1/1984

Mary Coleridge

9/23/1861 - 8/25/1907

Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

9/23/1861 - 8/25/1907

Mary Schmich

11/29/1953 - (Present)

Matthew Arnold

12/24/1822 - 4/15/1888

Matthias Claudius

8/15/1740 - 1/21/1815

Maxwell Anderson

12/15/1888 - 2/28/1959

Maya Angelou

4/4/1928 - (Present)

Mel Brooks

6/28/1926 - (Present)

Michael Jackson

8/29/1958 - 6/25/2009

Michael Stipe

1/4/1960 - (Present)

Mick Jagger

7/26/1943 - (Present)

Miles Davis

5/26/1926 - 9/28/1991

Morrissey

5/22/1959 - (Present)

Mozart   Nathaniel Lee  
Neil Peart

9/12/1952 - (Present)

Neil Young

11/12/1945 - (Present)

Nietzsche

10/15/1844 - 8/25/1900

Noel Coward

12/16/1899 - 3/26/1973

Novalis

5/2/1772 - 3/25/1801

Ogden Nash

8/19/1902 - 3/19/1971

Oliver St. John Gogarty

8/17/1878 - 9/22/1957

Olivia Newton-John

9/26/1948 - (Present)

Olivier Messiaen

12/10/1908 - 4/27/1992

Oscar Hammerstein

7/12/1895 - 8/23/1960

Oscar Hammerstein II

7/12/1895 - 8/23/1960

Oscar Wilde

10/16/1854 - 11/30/1900

Pat Benatar

1/10/1953 - (Present)

Paul Anka

7/30/1941 - (Present)

Paul McCartney

6/18/1942 - (Present)

Paul Simon

10/13/1941 - (Present)

Paulo Coelho

8/24/1947 - (Present)

Percy Bysshe Shelley

8/4/1792 - 7/8/1822

Percy Shelley

8/4/1792 - 7/8/1822

Peter Gabriel

2/13/1950 - (Present)

Petrarch

7/20/1304 - 7/19/1374

Phil Collins

1/30/1951 - (Present)

Philip Massinger   Philip Sidney

11/30/1554 - 10/17/1586

Phillips Brooks

12/13/1835 - 1/23/1893

Pierre Jean de Beranger

8/19/1780 - 7/16/1857

Rabindranath Tagore

5/7/1861 - 8/7/1941

Ralph Waldo Emerson

5/25/1803 - 4/27/1882

Ralph Waldo Emerson:

5/25/1803 - 4/27/1882

Richard Aldington

7/8/1892 - 7/27/1962

Richard Harris Barham

12/6/1788 - 6/17/1845

Richard Lovelace  
Richard Strauss

6/11/1864 - 9/8/1949

Richard Wagner

5/22/1813 - 2/13/1883

Richard Wilbur

3/1/1921 - (Present)

Richard Wright

7/28/1943 - 9/15/2008

Robert A. Schumann

6/8/1810 - 7/29/1856

Robert Burns

1/25/1759 - 7/21/1796

Robert Herrick

8/24/1591 - 10/15/1674

Robert Louis Stevenson

11/13/1850 - 12/3/1894

Rosanne Cash

5/24/1955 - (Present)

Rudyard Kipling

12/30/1865 - 1/18/1936

Rupert Brooke

8/3/1887 - 4/23/1915

Russell Allen

7/19/1971 - (Present)

Sammy Cahn

6/18/1913 - 1/15/1993

Samuel Taylor

10/21/1772 - 7/25/1834

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

10/21/1772 - 7/25/1834

Sappho  
Sarah McLachlan

1/28/1968 - (Present)

Serge Gainsbourg

4/2/1928 - 3/2/1991

Serj Tankian

8/21/1967 - (Present)

Shakespeare

4/23/1564 - 4/23/1616

Siegfried Sassoon

9/8/1886 - 9/1/1967

Stephen Stills

1/3/1945 - (Present)

Steve Anderson   Steve Earle

1/17/1955 - (Present)

Steve Martin

8/14/1945 - (Present)

Steve Miller

10/5/1943 - (Present)

Steven Adler

1/22/1965 - (Present)

Stevie Wonder

5/13/1950 - (Present)

Sting

10/2/1951 - (Present)

Sun Yat-sen

11/12/1866 - 3/12/1925

T S Eliot

9/26/1888 - 1/4/1965

T. S. Eliot

9/26/1888 - 1/4/1965

Terry Adams

8/14/1948 - (Present)

Theophile Gautier

8/30/1811 - 10/23/1872

Thomas Aquinas

1/28/1225 - 3/7/1274

Thomas Campion

2/12/1567 - 3/1/1620

Thomas Heywood   Thomas Lovell Beddoes

7/20/1803 - 1/26/1849

Thomas Moore

5/28/1779 - 2/25/1852

Thomas Shadwell  
Tim Armstrong

11/25/1965 - (Present)

Tim Rice

11/10/1944 - (Present)

Tina Turner

11/26/1939 - (Present)

Tom Araya

6/6/1961 - (Present)

Tom Petty

10/20/1950 - (Present)

Tori Amos

8/22/1963 - (Present)

Tupac Shakur

6/16/1971 - 9/13/1996

Van Morrison

8/31/1945 - (Present)

Victor Hugo

2/26/1802 - 5/22/1885

Vince Gill

4/12/1957 - (Present)

Virgil   W H Auden

2/21/1907 - 9/29/1973

W. H. Auden

2/21/1907 - 9/29/1973

Walt Whitman

5/31/1819 - 3/26/1892

Walter de la Mare

4/25/1873 - 6/22/1956

Walter Scott

8/15/1771 - 9/21/1832

William Blake

11/28/1757 - 8/12/1827

William Butler Yeats

6/13/1865 - 1/28/1939

William Cowper

11/26/1731 - 4/25/1800

William Ernest Henley

8/23/1849 - 7/11/1903

William Shakespeare

4/23/1564 - 4/23/1616

Willie Nelson

4/30/1933 - (Present)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Yoko Ono

2/18/1933 - (Present)

Young

11/12/1945 - (Present)

 




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