- (1902-1979)Songwriter Richard Rodgers was born in Arverne, New York, and studied at Columbia College, where he met lyricist Lorenz Hart and formed a successful partnership that lasted until 1942. After leaving Columbia College in 1921, Rodgers studied at the Institute of Musical Art in New York City. In 1935, he and Hart had their first success with The Garrick Gaieties and then produced a string of hits, including The Girl Friend (1926), A Connecticut Yankee (1927), and Evergreen (1930). From 1930 until 1934, Rodgers and Hart worked in Hollywood but were not enormously successful. In 1935, they returned to Broadway and for five years had a string of hits, but in 1941 Rodgers began writing with Oscar Hammerstein as Hart’s physical and mental health deteriorated. In 1943, the new partnership had its first success with Oklahoma!, which had a record-breaking run of more than 2,248 performances. This was followed by other great productions, including Carousel (1945), South Pacific (1949), The King and I (1951), and The Sound of Music (1959), all of which eventually appeared in film form. Their partnership ended with Hammerstein’s death in 1960. Rodgers was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes, seven Tony Awards, and an Oscar, among several other prizes in recognition of his contribution to music.See also Cinema.
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RODGERS, RICHARD — (1902–1979), U.S. composer. Born in New York, Rodgers studied at Columbia University and at the Institute of Musical Art. In collaboration with the lyricist Lorenz Hart, he wrote many musical comedies including: The Girl Friend (1926), Babes in… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
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Rodgers, Richard — (28 jun. 1902, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–30 dic. 1979, Ciudad de Nueva York). Compositor estadounidense. Estudió en la Universidad de Columbia, donde conoció a su futuro colaborador Lorenz Hart, y más tarde estudió composición en el Instituto de… … Enciclopedia Universal
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Rodgers, Richard — (1902 79) American composer of musicals. He began writing songs at an early age. He studied at Columbia University, and collaborated with Lorenz Milton Hart on a varsity show. Later they produced a variety of musicals. When Hart died, he… … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
Rodgers, Richard — (1902–1979) American composer, collaborated often with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II … Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors
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