(b.1930) American composer and lyricist known for his work in musical theater. One of the most important figures in 20th-century musical theater. TLS, 1 page, 7.75 x 5.75 in., May 16, 1983, on his personal letterhead. Letter to an admirer, in part: ‘I have so many requests to write out music that I’ve decided not to do it any more. Hope the enclosed will suit your purpose.’ In fine condition.