Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Joshua Sondheim is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theatre. Sondheim has received an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, a Laurence Olivier Award, and a 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. He has been described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater". His best-known works as composer and lyricist include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures, Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Assassins, and Passion. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story, Gypsy, and Do I Hear a Waltz?.
Sondheim has written film music, contributing "Goodbye for Now" for Warren Beatty's 1981 Reds. He wrote five songs for 1990's Dick Tracy, including "Sooner or Later", sung in the film by Madonna, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Sondheim was president of the Dramatists Guild from 1973 to 1981.

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Top SongsAlbum
Duelling PianosHey Mr Producer! - The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh3:10
They Ask Me Why I Believe in YouColor and Light: Jazz Sketches on Sondheim5:56
Old Friends (From Merrily We Roll Along)A Stephen Sondheim Evening (Concert Cast Recording)2:43
Send in the Clowns (From A Little Night Music)A Stephen Sondheim Evening (Concert Cast Recording)3:19
Old Friends (from "Merrily We Roll Along")A Collector's Sondheim2:42
MariaMovie Night: Famous Soundtracks2:40
The Dance at the GymMovie Night: Famous Soundtracks3:06
The RumbleMovie Night: Famous Soundtracks2:45
The Ballad of Sweeney ToddSweeney Todd0:33
BarcelonaCompany [2006 Broadway Revival Cast]3:28
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