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Stephen Sondheim

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Born in:New York,
United States of America
Year of Birth:1930
Year of death:2021


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Stephen Joshua Sondheim (; March 22, 1930November 26, 2021) was an American composer and lyricist. Regarded as one of the most important figures in 20th-century musical theater, he is credited for reinventing the American musical. With his frequent collaborations with Harold Prince and James Lapine, Sondheim's Broadway musicals tackled unexpected themes that ranged beyond the genre's traditional subjects, while addressing darker elements of the human experience. His music and lyrics were tinged with complexity, sophistication, and ambivalence about various aspects... more

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