Charles Strouse



Charles Strouse

Rating
Active
1950 to 2010
Born
June 7, 1928 in New York
Location
New York, New York, United States
Genres
R&B/Soul
Biography
Charles Strouse (born June 7, 1928) is a three-time Tony Award-winning American composer and lyricist. Strouse was born and raised in New York City, the son of Ira and Ethel (Newman) Strouse. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Strouse studied under David Diamond, Aaron Copland and Nadia Boulanger. Strouse's first Broadway musical was the 1960 hit Bye Bye Birdie, with lyrics by Lee Adams, who would become his long time collaborator. Strouse won his first Tony Award for best score for this musical, which is considered the precursor of the rock musical.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


All American (Live Backers Audition)

All American (Live Backers Audition)

Charles Strouse February 1, 2015

47 Tracks

Three American Pieces

Three American Pieces

Charles Strouse December 2, 2014

3 Tracks

Mayor (The Original Cast Album)

Mayor (The Original Cast Album)

Charles Strouse August 1, 2014

15 Tracks

Applause

Applause

Charles Strouse January 1, 2000

20 Tracks

Applause (Remastered Version)

Applause (Remastered Version)

Charles Strouse January 1, 2000

20 Tracks

Annie - Original Telefilm Soundtrack

Annie - Original Telefilm Soundtrack

Charles Strouse October 4, 1999

17 Tracks

Bye Bye Birdie (Original London Cast Recording)

Bye Bye Birdie (Original London Cast Recording)

Charles Strouse January 1, 1962

17 Tracks

Bye Bye Birdie! - Original Broadway Cast

Bye Bye Birdie! - Original Broadway Cast

Charles Strouse November 17, 1960

18 Tracks

Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

Charles Strouse

15 Tracks

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