Photo: Betty Comden

Johnny Mercer Award

Betty Comden

The team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the longest running creative partnership in theatre history, began writing and performing their own satirical comic material in a group called "The Revuers," which included the late Judy Holliday. They went on to collaborate with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins on what… more


Photo: Adolph Green

Johnny Mercer Award

Adolph Green

The team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the longest running creative partnership in theatre history, began writing and performing their own satirical comic material in a group called "The Revuers," which included the late Judy Holliday. They went on to collaborate with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins on what… more


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Abe Olman Publisher Award

Jay Morgenstern

Jay Morgenstern is currently the Executive Vice President/General Manager of Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., the world's largest music publisher and President of Warner Bros. Publications Inc., the Print Division of Warner/Chappell with distribution all over the world.

This is Morgenstern's 37th year of being associated with the music business.… more


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Abe Olman Publisher Award

Frank Military

Frank Military is a Senior Vice President for the prestigious Wamer/Chappell Music Publishing Company, a division of Time Warner.

His entire musical career, spanning the past forty-five years, has enabled him to build strong personal and working relationships with such stellar personalities as Frank Sinatra (whom he has… more


Photo: Gene Autry

Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award

Gene Autry

Gene Autry, America's first singing cowboy star, has excelled in his personal lifetime achievement to the point where he is the only entertainer to have five separate stars in his name in Hollywood's famed Walk of Fame. Visitors will find one Gene Autry star each for records, radio, movies, television… more


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Hitmaker Award

Barry Manilow

If producing hit after hit on the pop singles charts, as well as more than a score of highly-placed chart albums is any measure, then Barry Manilow surely is the Hitmaker of the Year for this year, as well as many of the last 15 or more. He is one… more


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Patron of the Arts Award

Edwin M. Cooperman

Edwin M. Cooperman, chairman and co-CEO of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., is to receive the Songwriters Hall of Fame Patron of the Arts Award for 1991. The award is given annually to the person who through personal effort or through such efforts on behalf of a corporate… more


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Johnny Mercer Award
Betty Comden

Johnny Mercer Award
Adolph Green

Abe Olman Publisher Award
Jay Morgenstern

Abe Olman Publisher Award
Frank Military

Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award
Gene Autry

Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award
Barry Manilow

Patron of the Arts Award
Edwin M. Cooperman