Falling in Love with Love

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"Falling in Love with Love"
Song from The Boys from Syracuse
Composer(s)Richard Rodgers
Lyricist(s)Lorenz Hart

"Falling in Love with Love" is a show tune from the Rodgers and Hart musical The Boys from Syracuse, where it was introduced by Muriel Angelus. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1938.[1] The song is set to a waltz, but the lyrics "remind his [Hart's] listeners of the show's skeptical tone".[2]


In the 1940 musical film version of The Boys from Syracuse, it was performed by Allan Jones.

It was sung by Bernadette Peters in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997) as the Stepmother.

Notable recordings[edit]


  1. ^ '"The Boys from Syracuse', 1938" lorenzhart.org, accessed June 23, 2011
  2. ^ Hyland, William George.'The Boys from Syracuse'Richard Rodgers, Yale University Press, 1998, ISBN 0-300-07115-9, p. 120
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-21. Retrieved 2012-04-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Sergio Franchi