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Published by Applause Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • United States,
  • Composers,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Songbooks - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Rodgers, Richard,,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Rodgers, Richard,
  • Biography,
  • 1902-,
  • 1902-1979

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8602291M
    ISBN 101557835810
    ISBN 109781557835819
    OCLC/WorldCa49991418

    During his lifetime, Richard Rodger went on to receive a slew of awards and recognitions including Emmys, Grammys, Pulitzers, Oscars and Tonys. Richard Rodgers was one of the bigwigs of Broadway productions. Best known as the composer of “Sound of Music” and “Oklahoma”, Richard Rodgers musical pieces were adored by both kids and adults.


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Biography Early life and education. Born into a prosperous German Jewish family in Arverne, Queens, New York City, Rodgers was the son of Mamie (Levy) and Dr. William Abrahams Rodgers, a prominent physician who had changed the family name from d began playing the piano at the age of six.

He attended P.S. Townsend Harris Hall and DeWitt Clinton High School. History. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were introduced inwhen both attended Columbia University, when asked to write an amateur club show. After writing together for several years, they produced their first successful Broadway musical, The Garrick Gaieties, inwhich introduced their hit song, "Manhattan" and led to a series of successful musicals and films.

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From veteran biographer Secrest (Frank Lloyd Wright,etc.), a serviceable portrait of the composer who was half of two of the American musical’s greatest d Rodgers (–79) played the piano by ear before he was in grade school, and in a Manhattan household filled with tense silences, music was the bond that knit together his cultivated Jewish family.

Richard Rodgers, (born JNew York City—died Dec. 30,New York City), one of the dominant composers of American musical comedy, known especially for his works in collaboration with the librettists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II.

As a youth Rodgers composed songs for amateur boys’ club shows. In he entered Columbia University. Richard Rodgers was the most successful composer of popular music for the theater in the 20th century. Over the course of a year career, he wrote the song scores for 42 musicals staged on Broadway or in the West End, as well as 11 movie musicals and two television musicals (not counting numerous film and TV adaptations of his stage productions), along with a few instrumental works.

Richard Rodgers began composing at nine and became one of America’s most revered songwriters. His collaboration with Lorenz “Larry” Hart began in and lasted until Hart’s death in The success of Garrick Gaieties in with numbers such as “ Manhattan ” and ”Mountain Greenery” started a string of hits from The Girl.

SOMEWHERE FOR ME: A BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD RODGERS (Alfred A. Knopf): Meryle Secrest, author of recent biographies of Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Frank Lloyd Wright, has written a new biography of Rodgers. Publishing date: November 6, William G.

d University Press. pp. Samuel Marx; Jan s & Hart: Bewitched, Bothered, and Bedeviled: A Dual Biography. "Something Good" is a song written by Richard Rodgers for the film version of The Sound of Music. It replaced the original song sung by Maria and Captain Georg von Trapp called "An Ordinary Couple".

Since then the song has been used in the various reproductions of the play and most recently the television special, The Sound of Music Live!.Songwriter(s): Richard Rodgers.

Biography. Secrest was born in Bath, England, and educated at the City of Bath Girls School, a city-run grammar school strong in the arts and Humanities.

Her family emigrated to Canada, where she began her career as a worked as women's editor for the Hamilton News in Ontario, Canada; shortly thereafter she was named "Most Promising Young Writer" by the Canadian Women's Press Club.

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Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. SOMEWHERE FOR ME. A Biography of Richard Rodgers. By Meryle Secrest. Illustrated. pages. Alfred A. Knopf. $Author: Bill Goldstein. “Somewhere for Me” was written with the cooperation of Rodgers’ family, though it is not an authorized biography.

Mary Rodgers, the composer’s daughter, said the family agreed to talk. Very readable book on the musical partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

Also dips into their earlier partnerships with others but mostly concentrates on their work together and the ways in which they changed and influenced the American musical both on Broadway and in Hollywood/5.

Richard Rodgers is the subject of recent, full-length biographies by William G. Hyland (Richard Rodgers [New Haven: Yale University Press, ]) and Meryle Secrest (Somewhere for Me: A Biography of Richard Rodgers [New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ]), and there are several other related studies, especially on Rodgers's collaboration with Oscar.

Me and Juliet is a musical comedy by Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics and book), and their sixth stage work tells a story of romance backstage at a long-running musical: assistant stage manager Larry woos chorus girl Jeanie behind the back of Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II. Somewhere for Me: A Biography of Richard Rodgers by Meryle Secrest Knopf, pages, $ This year is the centenary of Richard Rodgers's birth, so by the time you read this, you will most.

Richard Traubner (Novem – Febru ) was an American journalist, author, operetta scholar and historian, and lecturer on theatre and (mostly musical) film. His best-known book, Operetta: A Theatrical History, was first published in According to Opera News, "Traubner was universally regarded as the foremost expert on operetta in the U.S." He reviewed numerous opera.David Ewen, Richard Rodgers (), a laudatory full-scale biography which contains lists of Rodgers's stage and film works, is quite comprehensive, although not without minor errors.

Deems Taylor, Some Enchanted Evenings (), is a chatty, informal account of the Hammerstein collaboration and contains some musical analysis of Rodgers's.Looking for books by Richard Rodgers? See all books authored by Richard Rodgers, including South Pacific as told by James A.

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