On this date LORENZ HART, lyricist half of famed Rodgers & Hart team was born (d: 1943); Hart struggled with his homosexuality, which was a carefully guarded secret for most of his life. But what he left us was the most amazingly witty, lyrics in songwriting. His lyrics include the classics “Blue Moon”, “Isn’t It Romantic?”, “The Lady is a Tramp”, “Manhattan”, “Thou Swell”, “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered”, and “My Funny Valentine” and one of my favorites, the lyrical tongue-twister of a treat, “I Wish I Were in Love Again.”