Kern also had the benefit of superb lyricists: Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein
, Leo Robin, Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, and Johnny Mercer, who knew how to wed the words to his music.
purchased Highland Farm in 1940, and it was there that he and Richard Rodgers formed their creative partnership, according to Hammerstein biographer Hugh Fordin.
Carousel, which was voted Time magazine's best musical of the 20th century, was the second to be written by Richard Rogers (book and lyrics) and Oscar Hammerstein
II (music) following their 1943 smash hit Oklahoma
It was the last musical written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
The musical was the first written by the duo composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein
two are issues rest the and 1895: Oscar Hammerstein
, lyricist who with Richard Rodgers wrote Oklahoma, South Pacific, The Sound Of Music and The King And I, was born.
The rare unsatisfied award recipient was lyricist Oscar Hammerstein
In this book, a member of the family's current generation looks at the lives of his famous forebears: Oscar Hammerstein
I, a theater impresario, and patron of the opera and operetta; and Oscar II, the lyricist of Broadway shows such as Oklahoma
45pm Conductor John Wilson and his orchestra return to the Royal Albert Hall to perform a programme of hits from Broadway musicals penned by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
Playing from scores re-created by ear from the original cinematic orchestrations, the orchestra performs pieces from films including Oklahoma
A Springfield High School production of the 1957 Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
television musical "Cinderella" opens tonight for two weekend run.
But he could only manage third place, beaten by the Broadway partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
Following him were composers Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
with 235 million dollars, and Michael Jackson at 90 million dollars, reports The Times.
Dena Hammerstein founded Only Make Believe in October 1999 in memory of her late husband James Hammerstein (son of Oscar Hammerstein
II) and his passion for theater.
From his rough beginnings as the sun of a coal miner who committed suicide when Keel was a young boy, to his first "big break" courtesy of Oscar Hammerstein
II when he was cast in the role of Billy Bigelow in the Broadway production of Carousel, to his American film debut and unsteady personal life, affairs with Hollywood's leading ladies, and three marriages.
They stem from a boyhood friendship Sondheim had with Oscar Hammerstein
II, a neighbor and one of the towering figures in American musical theater.