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Who is Stephen Sondheim?
Stephen Sondheim: Stephen Joshua Sondheim is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laurence Olivier Award. Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater", his most famous works include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy.
- also known as Stephen Joshua Sondheim, Sondheim, Steven Sondheim
- born on (85 years ago) in New York City, child of Etta Janet Fox and Herbert Sondheim
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Composer, lyricist, songwriter, writer, screenwriter, film score composer, actor
- genres: Musical, Musical theatre
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by William A. Everett, Paul R. Laird
Stephen Sondheim Adler, Thomas P. “The Musical Dramas of Stephen Sondheim: Some ...
by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter Crimes of the Heart, Beth Henley Ghost Story, Peter Straub Grendel, John Gardner Kindred, Octavia Butler Sweeney Todd, Stephen Sondheim Woman on the Edge of Time, Marge Piercy. 1980. Bellefleur, Joyce Carol Oates Firestarter, Stephen King The Girl in a Swing, Richard Adams The Name of ...
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (book, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart; music and lyrics, Stephen Sondheim) Hello, Dolly! (book, Michael Stewart ...
Genres: North America by John Shepherd, David Horn
Reading Stephen Sondheim: A Collection of ...
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