Arnold Weinstein

1927 - 2005

Arnold Weinstein was an American poet, as well as librettist and playwright.


The audio recordings from Cabaret Songs, provided in the audio playlist to the right, are made possible through a collaboration between the Hampsong Foundation and SongFest. The performers of "Over the Piano" are Loralee Songer, mezzo-soprano, and Hyanghyun Lee, piano, and he performers of "George" are Siobahn Sung, mezzo-soprano, and Hyueeun Ham, piano. The performers of "He Tipped the Waiter" are Mario Diaz-Moresco, baritone, and Lucas Wong, piano. All performances took place at SongFest 2012 at The Colburn School. To listen, please click on the track name itself.


Weinstein worked extensively with William Bolcom, writing or reworking the texts of other writers for Bolcom's songs.

Composers who set Weinstein's TEXTS (entered to date)

Audio PLaylist