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Lin-Manuel Miranda (; born January 16, 1980) is a Puerto Rican composer, lyricist, playwright, rapper, and actor best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. He co-wrote the songs for Walt Disney Animation Studios' Moana soundtrack (2016) and co-starred in the film Mary Poppins Returns. Miranda's awards include a Pulitzer Prize, three Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, three Tony Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Miranda was awarded the Kennedy Center Honor in 2018. Miranda wrote the music and lyrics for the musical In the Heights, which premiered on Broadway in 2008. For this work, he won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score, the show's cast album won the 2009 Grammy Award… more »


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Alexander, come back to sleep
I have an early meeting out of town
It’s still dark outside
I know, I just need to write something down
Why do you write like you’re running out of time? (shh)

Come back to bed, that would be enough
I’ll be back before you know I’m gone
Come back to sleep
This meeting’s at dawn
Well, I’m going back to sleep
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Written by: Lin-Manuel Miranda

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