Yeston at the 82nd Academy Awards
|Born||October 23, 1945|
|Jersey City, New Jersey, USA|
Maury Yeston is an American composer, lyricist, educator and musicologist. He is known for writing the music and lyrics to Broadway musicals, including Nine in 1982, and Titanic in 1997, both of which won Tony Awards for best musical and best score. Yeston serves on the Board of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is also President of the Kleban Foundation, serves on the editorial boards of Musical Quarterly and the Kurt Weill Foundation Publication Project and on the advisory board of the Yale University Press Broadway Series.