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    Oscar Hammerstein


    Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein IIwas an American librettist, theatrical producer, andtheatre director of musicals for almost forty years. Hammerstein won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original Song. Many of his songs are standard repertoire for singers and jazz musicians. He co-wrote 850 songs. Hammerstein was the lyricist and playwright in his partnerships; his collaborators wrote the music. Hammerstein collaborated with numerous composers, such as Jerome Kern, with whom he wrote Show Boat, Vincent Youmans, Rudolf Friml,... (wikipedia)

    • Born in New York City, NY
    • Country US
    • Died On 8/23/1960

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