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Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021) was a celebrated American composer and lyricist, one of the most important figures in 20th-century musical theatre. Sondheim started his theatre career by writing the lyrics for West Side Story (1957) and Gypsy (1959) before becoming a composer and lyricist. Sondheim's best-known works include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962), Company (1970), Follies (1971), A Little Night Music (1973), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1979),...See more