Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986) was an American lyricist and librettist of Broadway musicals. His best known collaborations were with composer Frederick Loewe. Together, they wrote Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Camelot, and the film Gigi.
Songs Performed by the Muppets
Music by Frederick Lowe
- from Paint Your Wagon
- from My Fair Lady
- from Gigi
- from Camelot
Music by Burton Lane
- from Royal Wedding
- from On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
- Robin the Frog wanted to sing "They Call the Wind Maria" from Paint Your Wagon on episode 212 of The Muppet Show, but Kermit made him sing "I'm Five" instead. After he indulges his uncle, Robin ekes out a few bars of his preferred solo before being yanked offstage.
- The Count parodies "I Could Have Danced All Night" from My Fair Lady as "I Could Have Counted All Night," with completely different music and lyrics, on Sesame Street.