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Also Known As: Oscar Hammerstein Died: August 23, 1960
Born: July 2, 1895 Cause of Death: stomach cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: lyricist, librettist

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Renowned lyricist of numerous Broadway musicals and show tunes whose collaborators included Jerome Kern and George Gershwin. Hammerstein's long-term association with Richard Rodgers produced numerous hit plays and films.

Renowned lyricist of numerous Broadway musicals and show tunes whose collaborators included Jerome Kern and George Gershwin. Hammerstein's long-term association with Richard Rodgers produced numerous hit plays and films.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Big Show (1957)
2.
 Main Street to Broadway (1953) Himself
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Education

Columbia University: New York , New York -

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wife:
Myra Finn. First wife; married on August 21, 1917; divorced in 1929.
wife:
Dorothy Blanchard Jacobson. Actor. Married on May 16, 1929.

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uncle:
Arthur Hammerstein. Producer.
brother:
Reginald Hammerstein.
son:
William Hammerstein. Stage director, producer. Born c. 1919; mother, Myra Finn; died on March 9, 2001 from complications from a stroke.
son:
James B Hammerstein. Stage director. Mother, Dorothy Hammerstein; died on January 7, 1999 at age 67.
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Bibliography close complete biography

"Berlin, Kern, Rodgers, Hart, and Hammerstein: A Complete Song Catalogue" McFarland
"Overture and Finale: Rodgers & Hammerstein and the Creation of Their Two Greatest Hits"

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