Stephen Sondheim
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1930-03-22
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Stephen Sondheim

Biography

Stephen Joshua Sondheim, born March 22, 1930, is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theatre. Sondheim has received an Academy Award; eight Tony Awards (more than any other composer, including a ...

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Biography

Stephen Joshua Sondheim, born March 22, 1930, is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theatre. Sondheim has received an Academy Award; eight Tony Awards (more than any other composer, including a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre); eight Grammy Awards; a Pulitzer Prize, the Laurence Olivier Award, and a 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater." His best-known works as composer and lyricist include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods. He wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy.

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Company, The Little Things
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Company, The Little Things

Company, The Little Things

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Debra Monk, Boyd Gaines, Kate Burton, Robert Westenburg, Patricia Ben Peterson, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Diana Canova and Stage Band
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Stephen Sondheim
Merrily we roll along: Our Time
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Merrily we roll along: Our Time
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Follies: Losing my mind
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Follies: Losing my mind
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Sunday in the Park with George - Finishing the Hat
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Sunday in the Park with George - Finishing the Hat
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Sweeny Todd: Not While I'm Around
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Sweeny Todd: Not While I'm Around
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Sunday in the Park with George: Move on
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Sunday in the Park with George: Move on
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'Finishing the Hat' (Sunday in the Park with George)
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'Finishing the Hat' (Sunday in the Park with George)
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Sunday in the park with George - musical
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Sunday in the park with George - musical
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Sunday (from Sunday in the Park With George)
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Sunday (from Sunday in the Park With George)
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Sunday
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Sunday
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Losing My Mind (from Follies)
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Losing My Mind (from Follies)
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Losing My Mind
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Losing My Mind
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Happiness (from Passion)
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Happiness (from Passion)
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Happiness
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Happiness
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Rain on the Roof (from Follies)
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Rain on the Roof (from Follies)
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Rain on the Roof
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Rain on the Roof
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By the Sea
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By the Sea
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By the Sea (from Sweeney Todd) (arr. R. Sisson)
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By the Sea (from Sweeney Todd) (arr. R. Sisson)
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Liaisons (from A Little Night Music)
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Liaisons (from A Little Night Music)
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Liaisons
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Liaisons
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Sunday in the Park With George (from Sunday in the Park With George) (Proms 2015)
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Sunday in the Park With George (from Sunday in the Park With George) (Proms 2015)
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Barcelona (from Company)
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Barcelona (from Company)
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Barcelona
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Barcelona
Stephen Sondheim
Too Many Mornings (from Follies)
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Too Many Mornings (from Follies)
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Too many mornings
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Too many mornings
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Fear No More
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Fear No More
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Fear no more
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Fear no more
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Send in the Clowns (from A Little Night Music) (arr. R. Sisson) (Proms 2015)
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Send in the Clowns (from A Little Night Music) (arr. R. Sisson) (Proms 2015)
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Send in the Clowns
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Send in the Clowns
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Take Me to the World (from Evening Primrose)
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Take Me to the World (from Evening Primrose)
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Take Me To the World
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Take Me To the World
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Hello, Little Girl (from Into the Woods)
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Hello, Little Girl (from Into the Woods)
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Hello Little Girl
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Hello Little Girl
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I'm Calm
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I'm Calm
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I'm Calm
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I'm Calm
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Everybody Says Don't (from Anyone Can Whistle) (Proms 2015)
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Everybody Says Don't (from Anyone Can Whistle) (Proms 2015)
Stephen Sondheim
Everybody Says Don't
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Everybody Says Don't
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Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street; By the sea
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Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street; By the sea
Stephen Sondheim
Everybody Says Don't
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Everybody Says Don't
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Getting married today (from Company)
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Getting married today (from Company)
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Our time (from Merrily we roll along)
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Our time (from Merrily we roll along)
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Playlists featuring Stephen Sondheim
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
BBC Orchestras and Choirs
BBC Orchestras and Choirs
Music With 'The Tingle Factor'
Music With 'The Tingle Factor'


Stephen Sondheim Biography

Stephen Joshua Sondheim, born March 22, 1930, is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theatre. Sondheim has received an Academy Award; eight Tony Awards (more than any other composer, including a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre); eight Grammy Awards; a Pulitzer Prize, the Laurence Olivier Award, and a 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater." His best-known works as composer and lyricist include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods. He wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy.

Sondheim has also written film music, contributing "Goodbye for Now" to Warren Beatty's 1981 Reds. He wrote five songs for 1990's Dick Tracy, including "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" by Madonna, which won the Academy Award for Best Song.

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