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Stephen Sondheim is dead, American musical superstar at the age of 91 – Obituary

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He was the most respected and influential composer and lyricist in theaters in the second half of the 20th century, and the driving force behind some of the most beloved and famous shows on Broadway.

Stephen Sondheim (Stephen Sondheim) in 1990. From his earliest success in composing lyrics for “West Side Story” and “Gypsy” in the late 1950s, to the creation of music and lyrics for “Assassin” and “Passion” in the 1990s, he was an innovative theatrical force .

Stephen Sondheim (Stephen Sondheim) in 1990. From his earliest success when he wrote lyrics for “West Side Story” and “Gypsy” in the late 1950s, to when he wrote music and lyrics for “Assassin” and “Passion” in the 1990s, he was an innovative drama

Stephen Sondheim is one of the songwriting giants in the history of Broadway. His music and lyrics have elevated and reset the artistic standards of American stage musicals. He was at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, early Friday. Passed away. He was 91 years old.

His lawyer and friend F. Richard Pappas announced his death, which he described as sudden. Mr. Pappas said that the day before, Mr. Sondheim had dinner with friends in Roxbury to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Mr. Sondheim is a rigorous artist who is constantly seeking new ways to create. He is the most respected and influential composer and lyricist in theaters in the second half of the 20th century, if not the most popular.

His work combines words and music, so that both have been enhanced. From his earliest success in writing lyrics for “West Side Story” and “Gypsy” in the late 1950s, to the 1990s, he composed and wrote lyrics for two daring musicals “Assassin”, vocally killing or trying to kill men The female president of the United States, and his “passion” for the operatic exploration of the essence of true love, he is an innovative theatrical force.

Mr. Sondheim created the first Broadway show for him, the 1962 burlesque comedy “Something Interesting Happened on the Way to the Forum”, won the Tony Award for Best Musical, and continued to participate select.

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