1920 to 1980
June 28, 1902 in New York
December 30, 1979
New York, New York, United States
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902, Arverne, Queens, New York City - December 30, 1979, New York City) was an American composer of the music for more than 900 songs and 40 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. His compositions have had a significant impact on popular music down to the present day, and have an enduring broad appeal. Rodgers and Marvin Hamlisch are the only persons to have won an Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, Tony Award, and Pulitzer Prize.
Albums, Releases & Mixtapes
The Broadway Cast Collections, Vol. 5: Rodgers & Hammerstein – The King and I & Me and Juliet (Remastered 2016)
Richard Rodgers November 18, 2016