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Lys Symonette

( b. circa 1914 Mainz, GERMANY - d. Nov 27, 2005 Windsor, New York, USA ) Female
Also known as: Lys Bert [Pseudonym]
Relations: Wife of Randolph Symonette (c. 1950-1998) his death

Kurt Weill's musical assistant on Broadway from 1945 through 1950. She was Lotte Lenya's accompanist and musical advisor from 1950 to 1981. She also served as the vice-president of the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. In 1945, she was the rehearsal pianist for the Firebrand of Florence, and also served as the off-stage singing voice of Billy Dee Williams who could not sing "Make Way for the Duchess."

ProductionsDate of Productions
The Firebrand of Florence
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Swing: Lys Bert
Mar 22, 1945 - Apr 28, 1945
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