Dorothy Fields' Son and Daughter-in-Law Talk About Mom on Dec. 9

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The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' continues its centennial tribute to lyricist-librettist Dorothy Fields at 6 PM Dec. 9 with "With Each Word Your Tenderness Grows: The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields", an evening of songs, reminiscences, anecdotes presented by Fields's son, David Lahm, and his wife, Judy Kreston.

The event will take place at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 111 Amsterdam Avenue (between 64th and 65th streets). Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Dorothy Fields (1905-1974) penned such songs as “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” “I’m in the Mood for Love,” “Big Spender,” “On the Sunny Side of the Street,” “A Fine Romance,” “If My Friends Could See Me Now, ” “I Won’t Dance” and “The Way You Look Tonight.” Her collaborators included Jimmy McHugh, Oscar Levant, Jerome Kern, Arthur Schwartz, Harry Warren, Harold Arlen, Cy Coleman, and Quincy Jones.

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