Richard Rodgers



Richard Rodgers

Rating
Active
1920 to 1980
Born
June 28, 1902 in New York
Died
December 30, 1979
Location
New York, New York, United States
Genres
Classical
Biography
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 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 up to the present day, and have an enduring broad appeal. Rodgers was the first person to win what are considered the top show business awards in television, recording, movies and Broadway—an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony—now known collectively as an EGOT.

Top Songs by Richard Rodgers


Getting To Know You [The King and I]

by Richard Rodgers, Julie Andrews, John Mauceri & Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

It Never Entered My Mind

by Richard Rodgers, Johanna Grüssner, Bob Sunda, Ted Broussard & Mike Burch

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