Erich Wolfgang Korngold,
Loosely based on the real-life feud between the composer Johann Strauss Sr. and his son, Johann Strauss Jr., The Great Waltz is set to the music of the two composers.
ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD was an Austrian-born American composer, well known for his contributions to the genre of grand film music. His opera Die Tote Stadt (1920; “The Dead City”), premiered in Hamburg and Cologne, and proved to be one of the most successful operas of the 20t ...
ROBERT WRGHT and GEORGE FORREST met at age 15 at Miami Senior High School. They wrote lyrics and music for more than 2,000 compositions for 16 produced stage musicals, 18 stage revues, 58 motion pictures and numerous cabaret acts. Broadway credits include Song of Norway, Magd ...
Jerome Chodorov (1911-2004) began his career in Hollywood in the 1930s writing B movies for Republic Pictures. It was there he met his collaborator of 30 years, Joseph Fields. Their best known Broadway plays included: My Sister Eileen, directed by George S. Kaufman (1940), Ju ...
Moss Hart (1904-1961) began his career as a playwright, director and producer in 1930 when, with George S. Kaufman, he wrote Once in a Lifetime. Subsequent Kaufman and Hart successes include Merrily We Roll Along, You Can't Take It With You and The Man Who Came To Dinner, amo ...
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