'Chicago,' 'Cabaret' Lyricist Fred Ebb Dies
Fred Ebb, the lyricist behind such classic Broadway musicals as Chicago, Cabaret and New York, New York, died of a heart attack Saturday at his home in New York. Ebb was said to be "sweetly vague" about his age, but was believed to be 76.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.