Richard Rodgers
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1902-06-28
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Richard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer, known largely for his work in musical theater. With 43 Broadway musicals and over 900 songs to his credit, Rodgers was one of the most significant American composers of the 20th century, and his compositions had a significant impact on popular music.

He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart, which he wrote several musicals throughout the 1920's and 30's, including Pal Joey, A Connecticut Yankee, On Your Toes and Babes in Arms, and Oscar Hammerstein II, with whom he wrote musicals through the 1940's and 50's such as Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music. His collaborations with Hammerstein, in particular, are celebrated for bringing the Broadway musical to a new maturity by telling stories that were focused around characters and drama rather than the light-hearted entertainment that the musical was known for beforehand.

Rodgers was the first person to win what are considered the top American entertainment awards in television, recording, movies and Broadway – an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award — now known collectively as an EGOT. In addition, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, making him one of only two people to receive all five awards (Marvin Hamlisch is the other).

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Richard Rodgers Tracks

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Many a New Day
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Many a New Day

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Carousel Waltz (Carousel)
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Carousel Waltz (Carousel)
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You'll Never Walk Alone (remastered 2013)
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You'll Never Walk Alone (remastered 2013)
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Little Girl Blue
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Little Girl Blue
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My favourite things
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My favourite things
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Edelweiss
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Edelweiss

Edelweiss

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Matthew Regan
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I Didn't Know What Time It Was
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I Didn't Know What Time It Was
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A Tree In The Park
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A Tree In The Park
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The Carousel Waltz (Carousel)
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The Carousel Waltz (Carousel)
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Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (On Your Toes)
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Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (On Your Toes)
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Where Or When
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Where Or When
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June is bustin' out all over (Carousel)
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June is bustin' out all over (Carousel)
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Little Girl Blue
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Little Girl Blue
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This Nearly Was Mine (South Pacific)
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This Nearly Was Mine (South Pacific)
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Spring is Here
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Spring is Here
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This nearly was mine from South Pacific
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This nearly was mine from South Pacific
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Climb every mountain
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Climb every mountain

Climb every mountain

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Emilia Jaques
Cassian Pichler-Roca
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You'll never walk alone
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You'll never walk alone
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Victory at Sea (suite)
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Victory at Sea (suite)
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You'll Never Walk Alone
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You'll Never Walk Alone
Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Mary Martin & Salvatore Dell’Isola
South Pacific: I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
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South Pacific: I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
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My Funny Valentine (feat. Bobby Hackett)
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My Funny Valentine (feat. Bobby Hackett)
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My Funny Valentine arr Stevens 'in memoriam Chet Baker'
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My Funny Valentine arr Stevens 'in memoriam Chet Baker'
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It Never Entered My Mind
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It Never Entered My Mind

It Never Entered My Mind

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Andre Previn Orchestra
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You'll never walk alone (from Carousel)
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You'll never walk alone (from Carousel)
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Soliloquy (Carousel)
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Soliloquy (Carousel)
Oscar Hammerstein II
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
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The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
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Do Re Mi
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Do Re Mi
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Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Oklahoma!)
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Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Oklahoma!)
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My Funny Valentine
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My Funny Valentine
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Oklahoma! - Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'
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Oklahoma! - Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'
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You'll Never Walk Alone (Carousel)
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You'll Never Walk Alone (Carousel)
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Oklahoma (Overture)
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Oklahoma (Overture)
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My Funny Valentine
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My Funny Valentine

My Funny Valentine

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Little Girl Blue
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Little Girl Blue
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Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (On Your Toes)
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Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (On Your Toes)
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Wait til you see her (By Jupiter)
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Wait til you see her (By Jupiter)
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South Pacific: I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
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South Pacific: I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
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Carousel Waltz
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Carousel Waltz
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My Funny Valentine
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My Funny Valentine
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Carousel Waltz (Carousel)
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Carousel Waltz (Carousel)

Carousel Waltz (Carousel)

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New London Orchestra
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