Henry Krieger

Born 9 February 1945.

Biography

Henry Krieger (born February 9, 1945 in New York City) is an American musical theatre composer. He most notably wrote the music for the Broadway shows Dreamgirls (1981, with lyrics and book by Tom Eyen),The Tap Dance Kid (1983), and Side Show (1997).

He was nominated for the Tony Awards for Best Score for both Dreamgirls and Side Show, won a Grammy Award for the cast album of Dreamgirls and received three Academy Award nominations for the songs he wrote for the 2006 film.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Dreamgirls - The Original Soundtrack

    Dreamgirls - The Original Soundtrack 2007

    Reviewed by Tom Barlow
    ...Catchy and charming in equal measure.