Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team, usually referred to as Rodgers and Hammerstein. They created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, initiating what is considered the "golden age" of musical theatre.

Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team, usually referred to as Rodgers and Hammerstein. They created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, initiating what is considered the "golden age" of musical theatre.

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Song: All The Things You Are  Artist: Ella Fitzgerald   Album: Best of the Song Books: The Collection  Release Date: Sep 24, 1996  Recording Date: Feb 7, 1956 - Oct 1964  Genre: Vocal  Composer: Oscar II Hammerstein / Jerome Kern    All the things you are is a song composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein II. It was later featur...

Song: All The Things You Are Artist: Ella Fitzgerald Album: Best of the Song Books: The Collection Release Date: Sep 24, 1996 Recording Date: Feb 7, 1956 - Oct 1964 Genre: Vocal Composer: Oscar II Hammerstein / Jerome Kern All the things you are is a song composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein II. It was later featur...

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Edelweiss (lyric sheet with guitar chords) Words by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Richard Rodgers From SOUND OF MUSIC edelweiss w guitar chords

Edelweiss (lyric sheet with guitar chords) Words by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Richard Rodgers From SOUND OF MUSIC edelweiss w guitar chords

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Dunne's role as Magnolia Hawks in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's Show Boat was the result of a chance meeting with showman Florenz Ziegfeld in an elevator the day she returned from her honeymoon. Dunne was discovered by Hollywood while starring with the road company of Show Boat in 1929. Dunne signed a contract with RKO and appeared in her first movie in 1930, Leathernecking, a film version of the musical Present Arms.

Dunne's role as Magnolia Hawks in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's Show Boat was the result of a chance meeting with showman Florenz Ziegfeld in an elevator the day she returned from her honeymoon. Dunne was discovered by Hollywood while starring with the road company of Show Boat in 1929. Dunne signed a contract with RKO and appeared in her first movie in 1930, Leathernecking, a film version of the musical Present Arms.

Oscar Hammerstein II: The Mike Wallace Interview

Oscar Hammerstein II: The Mike Wallace Interview

Oscar Hammerstein II.  Fought to keep "You've Got To Be Taught" in South Pacific.  Wrote "My Favorite Things" and a  few other songs you might know.

Oscar Hammerstein II. Fought to keep "You've Got To Be Taught" in South Pacific. Wrote "My Favorite Things" and a few other songs you might know.

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One Kiss (from New Moon, music by Sigmund Romberg, book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Frank Mandel, and Laurence Schwab)  sung by Sarah Jane McMahon

One Kiss (from New Moon, music by Sigmund Romberg, book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Frank Mandel, and Laurence Schwab) sung by Sarah Jane McMahon

Show Boat.  Jerome Kern - Oscar Hammerstein II - P.G. Wodehouse musical (click for highlights of Goodspeed production)

Show Boat. Jerome Kern - Oscar Hammerstein II - P.G. Wodehouse musical (click for highlights of Goodspeed production)

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Georges Bizet - Oscar Hammerstein II - Selections From Billy Rose's Production, Carmen Jones: buy LP, Album at Discogs

Georges Bizet - Oscar Hammerstein II - Selections From Billy Rose's Production, Carmen Jones: buy LP, Album at Discogs

According to Sheldon Patinkin, writer of "No Legs, No Jokes, No Chance: A History of American Musical Theatre." He notes:  -First collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II -Agnes de Mille's choreography helped move the plot forward by "defining character psychology, and/or create tone and atmosphere...Her dancers also had to be actors" (Patinkin, 10).  -based on Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs

According to Sheldon Patinkin, writer of "No Legs, No Jokes, No Chance: A History of American Musical Theatre." He notes: -First collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II -Agnes de Mille's choreography helped move the plot forward by "defining character psychology, and/or create tone and atmosphere...Her dancers also had to be actors" (Patinkin, 10). -based on Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs

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