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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 11, 2004|
|Born:||April 8, 1932||Cause of Death:||Heart attack|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Music ...|
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First theatrical writing job, co-wrote the lyrics for the musical revue, "Baker's Dozen"
Collaborated with Phil Springer on the song, "I Never Loved Him Anyhow"
Collaborated with Jerry Herman on songs for the Broadway revue, "A to Z"
Met and began collaborating with John Kander
Wrote book and lyircs for the stage musical, "Morning Sun"
First stage musical with Kander, "Flora, the Red Menace"; also first collaboration with Liza Minnelli
Won first Tony for the musical, "Cabaret"; again collaborated with composer John Kander
Revised book for revival of the Rodgers and Hart musical, "By Jupiter"
Wrote lyrics for "The Happy Time," starring Robert Goulet
Created lyrics for "Zorba," adapted from the film "Zorba the Greek"
Provided special material for Minnelli's NBC TV special, "Liza"
Collaborated with Kander to write new songs for Bob Fosse's feature adaptation of "Cabaret," starring Liza Minnelli
Made debut as a producer with the Bob Fosse TV special, "Liza with a Z" (NBC)
Wrote one-act of the TV special, "Three For the Girls" (CBS)
Was one of the writers on the TV special, "Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra" (NBC)
Wrote the book (with Kander) for the hit Broadway musical "Chicago," directed by Fosse
Earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song for "How Lucky Can You Get?" from "Funny Lady"; shared nomination with Kander
With composer Cy Coleman, produced Shirley MacLaine's TV special, "Gypsy in My Soul"
Co-wrote with Kander, the song "New York, New York" for Martin Scorsese's film musical starring Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro
Wrote lyrics for "The Act," starring Minnelli and directed by Scorsese
Directed and served as a producer for "Liza in Concert at Carnegie Hall"
Won second Tony for creating the score for the stage adaptation of "Woman of the Year"
With Kander, wrote the theme music for the CBS sitcom, "Mama Malone"
Wrote lyrics for the musical, "The Rink," starring Minnelli and Chita Rivera
Was one of the executive producers and wrote one sketch for "Liza Minnelli in Sam Found Out: A Triple Play" (ABC)
Contributed special material to Rivera's nightclub act
Contributed special material to "Liza Minnelli: Stepping Out at Radio City"; later aired on PBS under the title "Liza Minnelli Live! From Radio City Music Hall"
A collection his songs with Kander was showcased in the off-Broadway musical revue, "And the World Goes 'Round"
Wrote songs for the revised version of "Kiss of the Spider Woman," starring Rivera; earned third Tony Award for Best Score (shared with Kander)
Wrote songs for the revised version of "Chicago" on Broadway
With Kander, wrote the music for Broadway's "Steel Pier"
Directed and wrote Liza Minnelli's comeback stage vehicle, "Minnelli on Minnelli"
Received a Grammy nomination for his work on the feature adaptation of "Chicago"
With Kander wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical, "Curtains"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Original Score
Final collaboration with Kander before his death, composed the music for "The Scottsboro Boys"; earned a Tony nomination
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