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Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II was an American lyricist, librettist, theatrical producer, and director in the musical theater for almost 40 years. He won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original Song. Many of his songs are standard repertoire for vocalists and jazz musicians. He co-wrote 850 songs... Read More

Birth nameOscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II
BornJuly 12, 1895
New York City, U.S.
DiedAugust 23, 1960 (aged 65)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresMusical theater, popular
Occupation(s)Librettist, producer, director
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