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Carol Hall

  • Birthplace: Abilene, Texas
  • Birthday: April 03
Date of passing: 
October 11, 2018

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Carol Hall was an American composer and lyricist.

In 1972, Hall was invited by Marlo Thomas to create three songs for the album Free to Be... You and Me (1972) and the 1974 television special based on the album. The songs were "Parents Are People," "It's All Right to Cry," and "Glad to Have a Friend Like You." In 2012 Free to Be... You and Me celebrated its fortieth anniversary with panel discussions about its impact on parenting.

Carol Hall was an American composer and lyricist.

In 1972, Hall was invited by Marlo Thomas to create three songs for the album Free to Be... You and Me (1972) and the 1974 television special based on the album. The songs were "Parents Are People," "It's All Right to Cry," and "Glad to Have a Friend Like You." In 2012 Free to Be... You and Me celebrated its fortieth anniversary with panel discussions about its impact on parenting.

She is best known for composing the music and lyrics for the Broadway stage musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1978, adapted as a film in 1982). Her other works include the Broadway sequel The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public (1994), as well as the Off-Broadway musical To Whom It May Concern (c. 1986).

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Carol Hall

Carol Hall

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Walter McBride / WM Photos

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