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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

Biography

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Stephen Joshua Sondheim ( ; March 22, 1930November 26, 2021) was an American composer, songwriter and lyricist. One of the most important figures in twentieth-century musical theater, Sondheim was credited for having "reinvented the American musical" with shows that tackled "unexpected themes that range far beyond the [genre's] traditional subjects" with "music and lyrics of unprecedented complexity and sophistication". His shows addressed "darker, more harrowing elements of the human experience", with songs often tinged with... more

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