Stephen Sondheim Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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Stephen Sondheim

This Biography is about one of the best Composers Stephen Sondheim including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Stephen Sondheim
Real Name Stephen Sondheim
Profession Composers
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Personal life of Stephen Sondheim
Born on 22 March 1930
Birthday 22nd March
Age 87 Years
Sun Sign Aries
Born in New York City
Grouping of People Jewish Singers, Gays
Family Background of Stephen Sondheim
Father Herbert Sondheim
Mother Etta Janet
Married No
Education George School, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, New York Military Academy, Williams College,,
Awards 1985 – Pulitzer Prize 1990 – Academy Award 1970 – Grammy Award

1973 – Grammy Award 1975 – Grammy Award 1979 – Grammy Award 1984 – Grammy Award 1988 – Grammy Award 1994 – Grammy Award 2010 – Grammy Award 1963 – Tony Award 1971 – Tony Award 1972 – Tony Award 1973 – Tony Award 1979 – Tony Award 1988 – Tony Award 1994 – Tony Award 1969-70 – Drama Desk Award 1970-71 – Drama Desk Award 1972-73 – Drama Desk Award 1978-79 – Drama Desk Award 1983-84 – Drama Desk Award 1987-88 – Drama Desk Award 1993-94 – Drama Desk Award 2009 – OBIE Award 1980 – Laurence Olivier Award 1987 – Laurence Olivier Award 1988 – Laurence Olivier Award 1991 – Laurence Olivier Award 2001 – Laurence Olivier Award

Personal Fact of Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim is arguably one of the best ever composers in the field of musical theatre and certainly the best of his generation. Young Stephen battled domestic instability and a tough relationship with his mother to emerge as a child prodigy, as he started learning piano at the age of seven and wrote his first musical when he was fifteen. His neighbour in Pennsylvania, Oscar Hammerstein II, was responsible for fostering in Sondheim an interest of writing for musicals and also taught him a lot on this subject.

Soon after his graduation, Sondheim started auditioning his songs, but struggled to get anything substantial for a few years. He faced frustration as two of his Broadway musicals were cancelled, but eventually announced his arrival with West Side Story. Over next four decades, Sondheim staked his claim to being one of the very best by delivering numerous brilliant performances, both with his music and lyrics.

He also forged extremely productive partnerships with Harold Prince, John Weidman and James Lapine. He wasn’t afraid to try the unconventional and his concept comedies achieved a lot of success. In his eighties now, Sondheim can proudly look back at his staggering body of work that has and continues to mesmerize audiences worldwide.

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