Richard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers

by William G. Hyland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300071159

ISBN-13: 9780300071153

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

This fascinating book is the first comprehensive biography of Richard Rodgers, a musical genius who composed more than a thousand songs for the American stage. It describes Rodgers's eventful career and his often unhappy personal life, discussing in detail each of his shows--from Oklahoma! to Sound of Music..

Overview

This fascinating book is the first comprehensive biography of Richard Rodgers, a musical genius who composed more than a thousand songs for the American stage. It describes Rodgers's eventful career and his often unhappy personal life, discussing in detail each of his shows--from Oklahoma! to Sound of Music..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300071153
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Overtureix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
1 Campfire Days1
2 Fly with Me11
3 Melody Man21
4 The Garrick Gaieties29
5 The Girl Friend40
6 Peggy-Ann54
7 A Connecticut Yankee66
8 Simple Simon79
9 Hollywood91
10 On Your Toes101
11 The Boys from Syracuse117
12 Pal Joey126
13 Oklahoma!137
14 Carousel153
15 Allegro163
16 South Pacific174
17 The King and I190
18 R&H207
19 Me and Juliet218
20 Cinderella234
21 The Sound of Music247
22 Words and Music258
23 No Strings264
24 Do I Hear a Waltz?276
25 Time292
Notes311
Bibliography323
Discography329
Credits and Permissions333
Index339

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