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Full Name: Moss Hart
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(1904-1961) Dramatist, playwright. Moss Hart was born in New York City. He attended Columbia University. He was married to Kitty Carlisle Hart. Moss Hart was a longtime collaborator with George Kaufman, beginning with the play "Once In a Lifetime" (1930). Among their other successful comedies are "You Can't Take It With You" (1936; Pulitzer Prize), "I'd Rather Be Right" (1937), "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1939), and "George Washington Slept Here" (1940). Mr. Hart also collaborated on musicals with Irving Berlin and Cole Porter; his most successful musical was "Lady in the Dark" (1941), written with Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin. Among his plays, produced between 1941 and 1952, are "Winged Victory," "Christopher Blake," "Light Up the Sky," and "The Climate of Eden." In 1956 he directed the long-running musical hit "My Fair Lady."
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1904 (Unknown) County
Moss Hart was born in New York City on October 24, 1904. 
1961 (Unknown) County
Moss Hart died in Palm Springs, California, on December 20, 1961. 
1930 (Unknown) County
Once In A Lifetime
Moss Hart was a longtime collaborator with George Kaufman, beginning with the play "Once In a Lifetime" (1930).  
1936 (Unknown) County
You Can't Take It With You
Comedy written with George Kaufman and winner of a Pulitzer Prize. 
1937 (Unknown) County
I'd Rather Be Right
Among other successful comedies of George Kaufman and Moss Hart is "I'd Rather Be Right" (1937). 
1939 (Unknown) County
The Man Who Came to Dinner
Comedy written with George Kaufman. 
1940 (Unknown) County
George Washington Slept Here
Among other successful comedies of George Kaufman and Moss Hart is "George Washington Slept Here" (1940).  
1941 (Unknown) County
Lady In The Dark
His most successful musical was "Lady in the Dark" (1941), written with Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin. 
1943 (Unknown) County
Winged Victory
Play. 
1946 (Unknown) County
Christopher Blake
 
1948 (Unknown) County
Light Up The Sky
Play. 
1952 (Unknown) County
The Climate of Eden
 
1956 (Unknown) County
In 1956 he directed the long-running musical hit "My Fair Lady."  
1961 Westchester County
Moss Hart was interred at Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, New York. 
? New York County
Moss Hart studied at Columbia University in Manhattan, New York. 
? Bronx County
As a child, Mr. Hart lived in the Bronx, New York. 

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