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Stephen Sondheim

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Year of Birth:1930

Biography

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Stephen Joshua Sondheim (; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his work in musical theater.
One of the most important figures in 20th-century theater, Sondheim has been praised for having “reinvented the American musical" with shows that tackle "unexpected themes that range far beyond the [genre's] traditional subjects" with "music and lyrics of unprecedented complexity and sophistication." His shows have been acclaimed for addressing "darker, more harrowing elements of the human experience,"... more

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