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|Born:||March 18, 1927||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Music ...|
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Served as choral director and conductor at the Warwick Musical Theatre in Rhode Island
Was a pianist for the NY stage productions of "The Amazing Adele" and "An Evening With Beatrice Lillie"
Served as conductor on the musical, "Conversation Piece"
Arranged dance music for the Broadway musical, "Gypsy"
Composed score for the Broadway musical, "A Family Affair"; book and lyrics by William and James Goldman
Met and began collaborating with lyricist Fred Ebb
First stage musical with Ebb, "Flora, the Red Menace"; also first collaboration with Liza Minnelli
Won first Tony for scoring the musical, "Cabaret"; again collaborated with lyricist Fred Ebb
Collaborated with Ebb for the musical, "The Happy End"
Scored first motion picture, the Harold Prince directed, "Something for Everyone"
Collaborated with Ebb to write new songs for Bob Fosse's feature adaptation of "Cabaret," starring Liza Minnelli
Created special material for the Bob Fosse TV special, "Liza with a Z" (NBC)
Composed the songs (with lyrics by Ebb) for the film, "Lucky Lady," starring Minnelli
Wrote the score (with Ebb) 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 Ebb
Co-wrote with Ebb, the song "New York, New York" for Martin Scorsese's film musical starring Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro
Wrote the score for "The Act," starring Minnelli and directed by Scorsese
Created the musical score for Robert Benton's Oscar-winning film, "Kramer vs. Kramer"
Won second Tony for creating the score for the stage adaptation of "Woman of the Year"
Scored Robert Benton's "Still of the Night"
Composed the score for the musical, "The Rink," starring Minnelli and Chita Rivera
With Ebb, wrote the theme music for the CBS sitcom, "Mama Malone"
Scored the groundbreaking TV-movie, "An Early Frost" (NBC); first collaboration with director John Erman
Wrote special material for the ABC special, "Liza Minnelli in Sam Found Out: A Triple Play"
Wrote special musical material for "The 60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation"
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 Ebb was showcased in the off-Broadway musical revue, "And the World Goes 'Round"
Scored a revised version of "Kiss of the Spider Woman," starring Rivera; earned third Tony Award for Best Score (shared with Ebb)
Scored the John Erman directed TV-movie, "Breathing Lessons" (CBS)
Wrote score for TV-movie "The Boys Next Door", directed by John Erman
Scored a revised version of "Chicago" on Broadway
With Ebb, wrote the music for Broadway's "Steel Pier"
Received a Grammy nomination for his work on the feature adaptation of "Chicago"
With Ebb composed the score for the Broadway musical, "Curtains"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Original Score
Final collaboration with Ebb, composing the music for "The Scottsboro Boys"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Original Score
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