Words for Music 

As a librettist, Michael Dennis Browne has written many texts for music, working principally with composer Stephen Paulus. Their post-Holocaust oratorio, To Be Certain of the Dawn, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in music. Their most recent collaboration, The Shoemaker, premiered in September of 2012.

A Sampling of Collaborations:  

To Be Certain of the Dawn

Music by Stephen Paulus
Words by Michael Dennis Browne

The Three Hermits

Music by Stephen Paulus
Words by Michael Dennis Browne

Harvest Home

Featuring The Road Home
words by Michael Dennis Browne


Spirit of America

Featuring Hymn for America,
words by Michael Dennis Browne