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. Broadway Music, Rodgers And Hammerstein, Richard Rogers, Oscars Hammerstein, South Pacific, American Music, Writing Team, Rogers And Hammerstein, Music Theatres
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Oscar Hammerstein II ~American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre director of musicals for almost forty years. Hammerstein won eight Tony Awards and was twice awarded an Academy Award for "Best Original Song". He co-wrote 850 songs. Hammerstein was the lyricist and playwright in his partnerships; his collaborators wrote the music. His most famous collaboration was with Richard Rodgers en.wikipedia.org/...