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Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 - February 11, 1945) was a Jewish-American Swissmarker-born lyricist. He was born in Zurich, Switzerland and died in New York Citymarker.

Dubin was responsible for lyrics to several Broadway showsmarker. In 1970 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

He is perhaps most famous for the 1933 musical film 42nd Street to the music of Harry Warren. Other famous movies included Footlight Parade and all five Gold Diggers films. Together, Warren and Dubin wrote 60 hit songs for Warner Brothers. In 1980 producer David Merrick and director Gower Champion adapted 42nd Street into a Broadway musical that won The Tony Award for Best Musical for 1981.

On his passing in 1945, Al Dubin was interred in the Holy Cross Cemeterymarker in Culver City, Californiamarker.

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