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 Ritter von Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre director of musicals for almost 40 years. He won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original Song. Many of his songs are standard repertoire for vocalists 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, as the duo Rodgers and Hammerstein, whose collaborations include Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music.

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Oscar Hammerstein II Performances & Interviews


Oscar Hammerstein II Tracks

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Alan Freed
Pink Panther (Main Theme)
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Pink Panther (Main Theme)
Richard Rodgers
June is bustin' out all over (Carousel)
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June is bustin' out all over (Carousel)
Richard Rodgers
You'll never walk alone
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You'll never walk alone
Richard Rodgers
You'll Never Walk Alone
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You'll Never Walk Alone
Oscar Hammerstein II
Prelude / The Sound of Music
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Prelude / The Sound of Music
Oscar Hammerstein II
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
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The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Richard Rodgers
You'll Never Walk Alone (Carousel)
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You'll Never Walk Alone (Carousel)
Oscar Hammerstein II
Beat Out Dat Rhythm On A Drum
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Beat Out Dat Rhythm On A Drum
Oscar Hammerstein II
Finale Scene
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Finale Scene
Oscar Hammerstein II
My Joe
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My Joe
Oscar Hammerstein II
Card Song
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Card Song
Oscar Hammerstein II
Quintet, Whizzin' Away Along De Track
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Quintet, Whizzin' Away Along De Track
Oscar Hammerstein II
Stan' Up and Fight
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Stan' Up and Fight
Oscar Hammerstein II
Flower Song
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Flower Song
Oscar Hammerstein II
Dere's A Cafe On De Corner
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Dere's A Cafe On De Corner
Oscar Hammerstein II
You Talk Just Like My Maw
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You Talk Just Like My Maw
Oscar Hammerstein II
Habanera
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Habanera
Oscar Hammerstein II
Opening Medley
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Opening Medley
Oscar Hammerstein II
Overture
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Overture
Richard Rodgers
People Will Say We're in Love
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People Will Say We're in Love
Richard Rodgers
Many a New Day
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Many a New Day
Richard Rodgers
Oh what a beautiful mornin'
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Oh what a beautiful mornin'

Oh what a beautiful mornin'

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Dex Lee
David Doidge
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Richard Rodgers
You'll Never Walk Alone
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You'll Never Walk Alone
Jerome Kern
Bill
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Bill
Jerome Kern
Bill
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Bill

Bill

Composer
Jerome Kern
Oscar Hammerstein
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Richard Rodgers
Oklahoma! - Act Two
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Oklahoma! - Act Two

Oklahoma! - Act Two

Lyricist
Oscar Hammerstein
Librettist
Oscar Hammerstein
Conductor
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Richard Rodgers
Oklahoma! (Part 1) (Proms 2017)
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Oklahoma! (Part 1) (Proms 2017)

Oklahoma! (Part 1) (Proms 2017)

Lyricist
Oscar Hammerstein
Librettist
Oscar Hammerstein
Conductor
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Richard Rodgers
Boys and Girls Like You and Me
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Boys and Girls Like You and Me

Boys and Girls Like You and Me

Lyricist
Oscar Hammerstein
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Jerome Kern
FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL
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FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL
Richard Rodgers
Allegro - musical show
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Allegro - musical show

Allegro - musical show

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Dillon McCartney
William Hicks
Oscar Hammerstein II
Stonecutters Cut It On Stone
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Stonecutters Cut It On Stone
Jerome Kern
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
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Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Ava Gardner
Bill
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Bill
Richard Rodgers
'Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Oklahoma!)
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'Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Oklahoma!)
Richard Rodgers
Edelweiss (The Sound of Music)
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Edelweiss (The Sound of Music)
Paul Robeson
Ol’ Man River, Showboat
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Ol’ Man River, Showboat

Ol’ Man River, Showboat

Performer
Paul Robeson
Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein
Ezio Pinza
Some Enchanted Evening, South Pacific
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Some Enchanted Evening, South Pacific

Some Enchanted Evening, South Pacific

Performer
Ezio Pinza
Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein
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Past BBC Events

BBC Concert Orchestra at Grange Park Opera: Grange Park Opera: Oklahoma!
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Grange Park Opera
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2018
BBC Concert Orchestra at Grange Park Opera: Grange Park Opera: Oklahoma!

BBC Concert Orchestra at Grange Park Opera: Grange Park Opera: Oklahoma!

18:00
Grange Park Opera
Proms 2017: Prom 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma!
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-08-11T07:04:07
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Aug
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma!

Proms 2017: Prom 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma!

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2017: Prom 34: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! (matinee)
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-08-11T07:04:07
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Aug
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 34: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! (matinee)

Proms 2017: Prom 34: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! (matinee)

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2014: Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-09-11T07:04:07
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Sep
2014
Proms 2014: Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright

Proms 2014: Prom 74: Late Night with … Rufus Wainwright

Royal Albert Hall

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