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Hirson, Roger O.

Overview
Works: 77 works in 158 publications in 4 languages and 4,081 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Christmas television programs  History  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Librettist, Author of screenplay, Author, Other, Editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Roger O Hirson
Publications by Roger O Hirson
Most widely held works by Roger O Hirson
Pippin original cast album by Stephen Schwartz( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Pippin, his life and times by Stephen Schwartz( visu )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Using the medieval legend of Charlemagne's son, Pippin, heir apparent to the Holy Roman Empire, the musical pageant called "Pippin" is a parable about a young man's search for meaning and truth
The Adams chronicles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Pippin new Broadway cast recording by Stephen Schwartz( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Pippin returns to Broadway for the first time since it first thrilled audiences 40 years ago. With a beloved score by Tony Award nominee Stephen Schwartz that includes the favorites Magic to Do; Glory; and Corner of the Sky; Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Santiago is an old Cuban fisherman long regarded as the best in the business. Business has been slow lately, and Santiago has gone without a catch for 84 days. His young friend Manolo looks after him, helping him when he comes in from his day on the water. The other fishermen feel Santiago's got the worst luck there is--they are afraid it is catching. The next morning Santiago sets out alone in his little skiff, but doesn't come in at sundown. Santiago has hooked the biggest marlin he's ever seen, and it takes all his strength and considerable willpower to pull it in. After such a titanic struggle, will Santiago have enough left in him to fend off the sharks and scavengers when they come looking for lunch?
A Christmas carol ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 345 libraries worldwide
At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz( score )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and German and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Pippin : vocal selection : a musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz( score )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Pippin : a musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A story based loosely on the life of Charlemagne's eldest son -- an idealist trying to find himself amid the pleasures of court, the pandemonium of battle, the aggravation of being Holy Roman Emperor, and the exertions of being a common laborer on the estate of a rich widow
Journey to the day, a play by Roger O Hirson( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Walking happy by Jimmy Van Heusen( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Pippin, his life and times by Ben Vereen( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Using the medieval legend of Charlemagne's son, Pippin, heir apparent to the Holy Roman Empire, this musical pageant is a parable about a young man's search for meaning and truth
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever
The Adams chronicles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Walking happy : vocal selection by Jimmy Van Heusen( score )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Vocal selections from Walking happy by Jimmy Van Heusen( score )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Pippin by Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Theatre Archives (University of Guelph)( Archival Material )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and Danish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Stuart Ostrow production of "Pippin," a musical comedy by Roger O. Hirson, music & lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, starring Eric Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein, with Patrick Hines, Shane Nickerson, scenery designed by Tony Walton, costumes by Patricia Zipprodt, lighting designed by Jules Fisher, musical direction by Stanley Lebowsky, orchestrations by Ralph Burns, dance arrangements by John Berkman, sound designed by Abe Jacob, hair styles by Ernest Adler, directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse
Der alte Mann und das Meer ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Nach vielen Wochen des Heimkehrens ohne einen einzigen Fang, ist der alte Fischer (Anthony Quinn) gezwungen, von den Zuwendungen seiner Nachbarn zu leben. Er entschliesst sich gegen den Willen seiner Tochter Angela (Valentina Quinn), noch einmal weit auf das Meer hinaus zu segeln, um mit einem grossen Fang und erhobenen Hauptes an seine alten Erfolgen als Fischer anzuknüpfen zu können. Auf hoher See kehrt sich sein Pech in Glück und er hat einen riesigen Schwertfisch am Haken. Für Santiago beginnt ein dramatischer Kampf mit sich selbst. Zwei Tage und Nächte lang, lernt er die Lektion seines Lebens. (Quelle: Umschlag)
A Christmas carol by David Jones( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 7 libraries worldwide
De oude vrek Scrooge wordt op kerstavond bezocht door drie geesten
El viejo y el mar The old man and the sea ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Santiago es un viejo pescador cubano que, en plena corriente del golfo, se encuentra con un pez espada que desata una lucha épica entre hombre y naturaleza
 
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English (85)
German (5)
Spanish (3)
Danish (1)
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