Bob Merrill (May 17, 1921 – February 17, 1998) was an American songwriter, theatrical composer, lyricist, and screenwriter.
Merrill was born Henry Merrill Levan in Atlantic City, New Jersey and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Following a stint with the Army during World War II, he moved to Hollywood, where he worked as a dialogue director for Columbia Pictures. He began his ... more »
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''Who told you you're allowed to rain on my parade?''Bob Merrill (b. 1921), U.S. songwriter. "Don't Rain on My Parade," Funny Girl, Chappell & Co. (1963). Music composed by Jule Styne (1905-1994).