Gender
Male
Born
Mar 01, 1921
New York, New York, USA
Died
Oct 14, 2017
Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
Lyricist Writer
Tartuffe (Jan 09, 2003 - Feb 23, 2003)
  • Translated by Richard Wilbur
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Candide (Apr 29, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)
  • Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
MusicalComedyRevival
The Molière Comedies (Feb 02, 1995 - Mar 26, 1995)
  • The School for Husbands
  • Translated by Richard Wilbur
PlayFarceRevival
  • The Imaginary Cuckold
  • Translated by Richard Wilbur
PlayFarceRevival
The Misanthrope (Jan 27, 1983 - Mar 27, 1983)
  • Translated by Richard Wilbur
PlayComedyRevival
Tartuffe (Sep 25, 1977 - Nov 20, 1977)
  • English verse translation by Richard Wilbur
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Candide (Mar 10, 1974 - Jan 04, 1976)
  • Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
MusicalComedyRevival
The School for Wives (Feb 16, 1971 - May 29, 1971)
  • New English verse translation by Richard Wilbur
PlayComedyRevival
The Misanthrope (Oct 09, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969)
  • Book adapted by Richard Wilbur
PlayRevival
Tartuffe (Jan 14, 1965 - May 22, 1965)
  • Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Candide (Dec 01, 1956 - Feb 02, 1957)
  • Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1957 | Nominee  | Candide
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur

Drama Desk Award

Special Award

1983 | Recipient  | The Misanthrope
Translated by Richard Wilbur (for his English translation)

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