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Stephen Sondheim : a life

Author: Meryle Secrest
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, discussing his early music education, his struggles to become recognized in the theatre, his Broadway successes, and his relationships with some of the world's best known composers, actors, and directors.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Secrest, Meryle.
Stephen Sondheim.
New York : Knopf, 1998
(OCoLC)639393155
Named Person: Stephen Sondheim; Stephen Sondheim; Stephen Sondheim
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meryle Secrest
ISBN: 0679448179 9780679448174 0385334125 9780385334129
OCLC Number: 38468407
Awards: Theatre Library Association George Freedley Memorial Award, 1999.
Description: ix, 461 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An institutionalized child --
Children will listen --
The brass goddess --
No sad songs --
Climbing high --
One good break --
Coming up roses --
Comedy tonight --
Anyone can whistle --
Being alive --
Broadway baby --
The boy in the bubble --
Applause for the clowns --
Someone in a tree --
Dies Irae --
Old friends --
Finishing the hat --
No more --
Hit after hit --
And that I learned from you --
I'm still here.
Responsibility: Meryle Secrest.
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A biography of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, discussing his early music education, his struggles to become recognized in the theatre, his Broadway successes, and his relationships with some of the world's best known composers, actors, and directors.

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