Blue Moon is a famous song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934. Notable covers were made by Mel Tormé and the Marcels, and the song is featured in several movies including the Marx Brothers' At the Circus and Viva Las Vegas.
Richard Rodgers (1902 - 1979) composed more than 900 songs as well as music for movies, television, and 43 Broadway musicals. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. His compositions have had a significant impact on popular music.
Lorenz Hart ( 1895 - 1943) was a lyricist who often teamed with Richard Rodgers. Hart's output of famous songs includes Blue Moon, Mountain Greenery, The Lady Is a Tramp, Manhattan, My Funny Valentine, and Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered.