9 thoughts on “ Finale - Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Lorenz Hart - Fly With Me (Vinyl, LP) ”

  1. Richard Rodgers was born in Queens New York on June 28, He went to Dewitt Clinton High School and then Columbia University. He began songwriting out of College. He collaborated with Lorenz Hart. The two had many success together. Hart died in at which time he teamed up Ocar Hammerstein. Hammerstein was born in New York City on July.
  2. Before he scored his first success with the Garrick Gaieties at the age of 22 in , Broadway composer Richard Rodgers had a surprisingly long apprenticeship that included many amateur productions. Fly with Me, the Columbia University Varsity Show of , heard here recorded live at Columbia's McMillan Theater 60 years later, was not his first such show, but actually his fifth, even though 6/
  3. Oct 12,  · In , after 23 years together, with Hart unwilling and apparently unable to work, Rodgers immediately went on to the second musical stage of his life—with Oscar Hammerstein II, a.
  4. Rodgers and Hammerstein refers to the duo of composer Richard Rodgers (–) and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II (–), who together were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team. They created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the s and s, initiating what is considered the "golden age" of musical theatre.
  5. Oscar Hammerstein II probably contributed more than any other single person to the evolution of the American musical comedy from simple entertainment to a complex and sophisticated art form. He was born on July 12, in New York City into a family prominent in show business.
  6. The New York Times reported on July 23, "The Theatre Guild announced yesterday that Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II will soon begin work on a musical version of Lynn Riggs's folk-play, 'Green Grow the Lilacs,' which the Guild produced for sixty-four performances at the Guild Theatre in ".
  7. Nov 03,  · Richard Rodgers survived two lyricist-partners, Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, in a career that included such landmarks as "Oklahoma!" and .
  8. Sep 09,  · The show, the first by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, was a smash when it opened in Rodgers as the composer alongside lyricist Lorenz Hart of .
  9. Sep 26,  · Ella Fitzgerald did the Rogers/Hart Song Book. That settles that as far as I’m concerned. Now she did a few Rogers/Hammerstein tunes as well, so one shouldn’t simply discount that pairing, it certainly produced some great songs, but I give the edg.

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