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Beginning Nov. 15, 2022, Yip Harburg is the focus of one of the podcasts in the “Setting the Standard” series by Warner Chappell Music and Bang/Audiation. The podcast features stories from the Great American Songbook. Interviewees include Ernie Harburg (Yip’s son), Deena Rosenberg Harburg (Yip’s daughter-in-law), Adam Gopnik, Rufus Wainwright and Walter Rimler.


Theater for the New City’s 17th annual “Love ‘n’ Courage” benefit took place Feb. 24, 2020 at the Players Club in Manhattan. As usual, the event featured a performance by the Yip Harburg Lyric Foundation’s Rainbow Troupe with singers Jennifer Babiak, Eric Poindexter and Ben Harburg, with David Gaines at piano. Deena Harburg, Executive and Artistic Director of the Yip Harburg Lyrics Foundation, conceived and produced the concert.