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- noun United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
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Janie said ... lotte lenya was the wife of composer kurt weill -- he of "mack the knife" fame (from "the threepenny opera" -- book and lyrics by bertoldt brecht). mark blitzstein wrote the english translation which was performed (on broadway, but in an off-broadway house from '54 -' 61