Oscar Hammerstein II
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1895-07-12
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Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II Biography (Wikipedia)

Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre 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, Richard A. Whiting and Sigmund Romberg; but he is best known for his collaborations with Richard Rodgers, which include Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music.

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Oscar Hammerstein II Tracks

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Alan Freed
Pink Panther (Main Theme)
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Pink Panther (Main Theme)
Paul Robeson
Ol’ Man River, Showboat
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Ol’ Man River, Showboat
Ezio Pinza
Some Enchanted Evening, South Pacific
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Some Enchanted Evening, South Pacific
Only Boys Aloud
You’ll Never Walk Alone
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You’ll Never Walk Alone
John Wilson Orchestra
You'll Never Walk Alone
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You'll Never Walk Alone
Wilheminia Fernandez / Sharon Benson, Oscar Hammerstein II, Clive Rowe, Georges Bizet, Wendy Brown, Danny John-Jules & Carolyn Sebron
Whizzin away along the track (from Carmen Jones)
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Whizzin away along the track (from Carmen Jones)
Richard Rodgers
It might as well be spring - from State Fair
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It might as well be spring - from State Fair
Howard Keel
Why Do I Love You?
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Why Do I Love You?
Jerome Kern
Make Believe
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Make Believe
Howard Keel
Where's the Mate For Me?
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Where's the Mate For Me?
Jerome Kern
Cotton Blossom
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Cotton Blossom
Richard Rodgers
Edelweiss (feat. Oscar Hammerstein II)
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Edelweiss (feat. Oscar Hammerstein II)
Jerome Kern
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man (feat. Oscar Hammerstein II)
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Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man (feat. Oscar Hammerstein II)
The Cockettes
Can't Help Lovin' dat Man of Mine
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Can't Help Lovin' dat Man of Mine
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Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright Proms 2014
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Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright Proms 2014

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