The Sound of Musicals

The Sound of Musicals

by Ruth Leon


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In this entertaining new title, Ruth Leon tells all about the composers, the lyricists, the directors, and the pioneers of the stage musical on both sides of the Atlantic while trying to reveal the truth behind the eternal question—what are musicals and why do we love them?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849430180
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Series: Oberon Masters Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

RUTH LEON is a writer, editor, producer and international authority on the musical theatre, who has worked with an astonishing line of talent stretching from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, back to earlier giants of American music such as Agnes de Mille and Aaron Copland. She is also a biographer (of giants such as Gershwin), and theatre and TV director.

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