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Richard Rodgers biography highlights his life that made him the pantheon of American Broadway music

InformationDetail
BirthdayJune 28, 1902
Died onDecember 30, 1979
NationalityAmerican
FamousPlaywrights, Songwriters, Atheists, Atheists/Agnostics, Jewish Singers, Musicians, Composers
City/StateNew Yorkers
SpousesDorothy Feiner Rodgers (m. 1940–1979)
Childrens Linda, Mary
Universities
  • Columbia University,Juilliard School
  • DeWitt Clinton High School
  • Columbia University
  • Pi Lambda Phi
  • Institute of Musical Art
Notable Alumnis
  • Columbia University
  • Juilliard School
Birth PlaceNew York City
GenderMale
FatherDr. William Abrahams Rodgers
MotherMamie (Levy)
Sun SignCancer
Born inNew York City
Famous asComposer, songwriter, playwright
Died at Age77

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Who is Richard Rodgers?

Richard Rodger, the musician extraordinaire, who helped legitimate American musical as an art form, is a name to reckon with in the musical world. With an eventful musical career, spanning across six decades, his contributions to the musical world is indeed legendary. With more than 900 songs and 40 Broadway musicals to his credit, Richards’s masterpieces extended from the silver screens to the bright lights of the Broadway, and beyond. His musical camaraderie with lyricist Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein helped him give a new definition to musical theater. During his lifetime, Richard Rodger went on to receive a slew of awards and recognitions including Emmys, Grammys, Pulitzers, Oscars and Tonys. Richard Rodgers was one of the bigwigs of Broadway productions. Best known as the composer of “Sound of Music” and “Oklahoma”, Richard Rodgers musical pieces were adored by both kids and adults. Such was the effect of this great composer. Rodgers was considered a musician with a lot of consistence and excellence, and his innovativeness and creativity were certainly at par.

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Richard Rodgers awards

YearNameAward

Academy Awards(Oscars)

1946Best Music, Original SongState Fair (1945)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1962Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composed for TelevisionWinston Churchill: The Valiant Years (1960)

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Richard Rodgers's FAQ

  • What is Richard Rodgers birthday?

    Richard Rodgers was born at 1902-06-28

  • When was Richard Rodgers died?

    Richard Rodgers was died at 1979-12-30

  • Where was Richard Rodgers died?

    Richard Rodgers was died in New York City

  • Which age was Richard Rodgers died?

    Richard Rodgers was died at age 77

  • Where is Richard Rodgers's birth place?

    Richard Rodgers was born in New York City

  • What is Richard Rodgers nationalities?

    Richard Rodgers's nationalities is American

  • Who is Richard Rodgers spouses?

    Richard Rodgers's spouses is Dorothy Feiner Rodgers (m. 1940–1979)

  • Who is Richard Rodgers childrens?

    Richard Rodgers's childrens is Linda, Mary

  • What was Richard Rodgers universities?

    Richard Rodgers studied at Columbia University,Juilliard School, DeWitt Clinton High School, Columbia University, Pi Lambda Phi, Institute of Musical Art

  • What was Richard Rodgers notable alumnis?

    Richard Rodgers's notable alumnis is Columbia University, Juilliard School

  • Who is Richard Rodgers's father?

    Richard Rodgers's father is Dr. William Abrahams Rodgers

  • Who is Richard Rodgers's mother?

    Richard Rodgers's mother is Mamie (Levy)

  • What is Richard Rodgers's sun sign?

    Richard Rodgers is Cancer

  • How famous is Richard Rodgers?

    Richard Rodgers is famouse as Composer, songwriter, playwright

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