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André Charlot

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 26 July 1882, Paris, France, d. 20 May 1956, Woodland, California, USA. A manager, producer and director of sophisticated intimate revues from the 1910s through to the late 30s ...

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Belly

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Based in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, Belly was the brainchild of the mercurial Tanya Donelly (b. 14 July 1966, Newport, Rhode Island, USA; vocals/guitar). Donelly, along with half-sister...

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Daniel Massey

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b. 10 October 1933, London, England, d. 25 March 1998, London, England. Born into a theatrical environment (parents Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen and sister Anna Massey all respected...

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Gertrude Lawrence

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

1898–1952)

British actress, best known for her performances in Noël Coward's plays.

Gertrude Lawrence was born in London into a theatrical family: her mother was a...

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James Van Heusen

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(1913–1990).

Film, stage, and television composer. In two careers with two different partners, he scored some thirty screen musicals and wrote hit songs for several nonmusicals as...

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Julie Andrews

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(1935– ).

Stage, film, and television performer. One of America's favorite leading ladies, she appeared in landmark musicals on Broadway, in Hollywood, and on television. Andrews...

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Lennie Hayton

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B. 13 February 1908, New York City, New York, USA, d. 24 April 1971, Palm Springs, California. After formal musical tuition, Hayton turned to dance band work, playing piano for ...

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Michael Kidd

Overview page. Subjects: Performing Arts — Music.

(b Brooklyn, NY, 12 Aug. 1919; d Los Angeles, 23 Dec. 2007)

US dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied at the School of American Ballet with Vilzak and Schollar and made...

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Oh, Kay!

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

(1926), a musical comedy by Guy Bolton, P. G. Wodehouse (book), George Gershwin (music), Ira Gershwin (lyrics). [Imperial Theatre, 256 perf.] Because Jimmy Winter (Oscar Shaw) spends so...

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Philip Braham

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B. 18 June 1881, London, England, d. 2 May 1934, London, England. Braham studied at Cambridge University before embarking on a career as a composer for the theatre. He wrote ...

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