Tim Rice Biography (Wikipedia)
Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English lyricist and author. He is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote, among other shows, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Evita; with Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA, with whom he wrote Chess; and with Disney on Aladdin, The Lion King, the stage adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, and the original Broadway musical Aida. He also wrote lyrics for the Alan Menken musical King David, and for DreamWorks Animation's The Road to El Dorado.
Rice was knighted by Elizabeth II for services to music in 1994. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is an inductee into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, is a Disney Legend recipient, and is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors. In addition to his awards in the UK, he is one of sixteen artists to have won an Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Tony in the US.
Rice twice hosted the Brit Awards (in 1983 and 1984). The 2016 Sunday Times Rich List values Rice at £150m; the 15th-richest music millionaire in the UK.
- Sir Tim Rice discusses musicals with Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zd04q.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zd04q.jpg2014-05-19T16:36:00.000ZSir Tim talks about a concert celebrating his career and the state of British musicals.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zd05b
Sir Tim Rice discusses musicals with Steve Wright
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