Richard Charles Rodgers (* 28. Juni 1902 in Queens , New York City ; † 30. Dezember 1979 in New York City) war ein US-amerikanischer Komponist und die eine „Hälfte“ des berühmten Broadway -Songwriting-Duos Rodgers und Hart .
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer who worked primarily in musical theater. With 43 Broadway musicals and over 900 songs to his credit, Rodgers was one of the most well-known American composers of the 20th century, and his compositions had a significant influence on popular music.
2. Apr. 2014 · (1902-1979) Synopsis Along with Jerome Kern, Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers was a pioneer in crafting what became the quintessential American musical, integrating stories...
3. Nov. 2023 · Richard Rodgers, (born June 28, 1902, New York City—died Dec. 30, 1979, 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.
Oklahoma! ist ein Musical, das von Richard Rodgers (Musik) und Oscar Hammerstein (Text) verfasst wurde. Die Uraufführung des Stückes war 1943 im St. James Theatre am New Yorker Broadway. Die Story basiert auf dem Bühnenstück Green Grow the Lilacs von Lynn Riggs.
Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and Lorenz Hart (1895-1943) wrote their first shows together when both were still students attending Columbia University. Their breakthrough came with the score for a 1925 charity show, The Garrick Gaieties, which introduced the classic valentine to their hometown, “Manhattan.”
Rodgers and Hammerstein was a theater-writing team of composer Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960), who together created a series of innovative and influential American musicals. Their musical theater writing partnership has been called the greatest of the 20th century.