Frederick Loewe

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Frederick Loewe (, originally German Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe ; June 10, 1901 – February 14, 1988 ), was an Austrian-American composer.wikipedia
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Alan Jay Lerner

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He collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on a series of Broadway musicals, including My Fair Lady and Camelot, both of which were made into films.
In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre both for the stage and on film.

My Fair Lady

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He collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on a series of Broadway musicals, including My Fair Lady and Camelot, both of which were made into films.
My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

Camelot (musical)

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He collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on a series of Broadway musicals, including My Fair Lady and Camelot, both of which were made into films.
Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music).

Brigadoon

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Their first hit was Brigadoon, a romantic fantasy set in a mystical Scottish village, directed by Robert Lewis with choreography by Agnes de Mille.
Brigadoon is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe.

What's Up? (musical)

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It enjoyed a nine-week run and encouraged the duo to join forces with Arthur Pierson for What's Up?, which opened on Broadway in 1943.
What's Up? is a musical derived from a book by Alan Jay Lerner and Arthur Pierson, lyrics by Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe.

The Day Before Spring

It ran for 63 performances and was followed by The Day Before Spring, which ran on Broadway from November 1945 to April 1946.
The Day Before Spring is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

Paint Your Wagon (musical)

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It was followed in 1951 by the less successful Gold Rush story Paint Your Wagon.
Paint Your Wagon is a Broadway musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Alan J. Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

Life of the Party (musical)

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Their first collaboration was a musical adaptation of Barry Connor's farce The Patsy, called Life of the Party, for a Detroit stock company.
Life of the Party is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

Tony Award for Best Musical

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The musical won the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Gigi (1958 film)

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer took notice and commissioned them to write the film musical Gigi (1958), which won nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
The film features songs with lyrics by Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, arranged and conducted by André Previn.

Julie Andrews

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Their adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with the leads, Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, being played originally by Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews, was a huge hit on Broadway and London.
Although Rodgers wanted her for Pipe Dream, he advised her to take the part in the Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner musical My Fair Lady if it were offered to her.

New York Drama Critics' Circle

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The musical ran on Broadway from March 1947 to July 1948 and won the 1947 New York Drama Critics' Circle award as Best Musical.

Gigi (musical)

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For many years he did not write anything until he was approached by Lerner to augment the Gigi film score with additional tunes for a 1973 stage adaptation, which won him his second Tony, this time for Best Original Score.
Gigi is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

The Little Prince (1974 film)

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In 1974 they collaborated on a musical film version of The Little Prince, based on the classic children's tale by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
The Little Prince is a 1974 British-American fantasy-musical film with screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe.

Robert Lewis (director)

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Their first hit was Brigadoon, a romantic fantasy set in a mystical Scottish village, directed by Robert Lewis with choreography by Agnes de Mille.
Robert Lewis did return to New York in 1947 to direct his first big commercial success on Broadway, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's whimsical musical play Brigadoon.

Robert Goulet

The production starred Richard Burton, Julie Andrews and Robert Goulet.
In 1959, Goulet was introduced to librettist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe, who were having difficulty casting the role of Lancelot in their stage production Camelot.

Pygmalion (play)

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Their adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with the leads, Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, being played originally by Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews, was a huge hit on Broadway and London.

The Lambs

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Loewe began to visit the Lambs Club, a hangout for theater performers, producers, managers, and directors.
Alan J. Lerner and Frederick Loewe first met at The Lambs, often trying works-in-progress on their fellow Lambs.

Angela Morley

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Loewe and Lerner were nominated for the 1974 Academy Award for Best Song and Best Adapted or Original Song Score (with Angela Morley and Douglas Gamley).
She was twice nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Music, Original Song Score/Adaptation: for The Little Prince (1974), a nomination shared with Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, and Douglas Gamley; and for The Slipper and the Rose, which Morley shared with Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.

Richard Burton

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The production starred Richard Burton, Julie Andrews and Robert Goulet.
The play, written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, had Julie Andrews fresh from her triumph in My Fair Lady playing Guinevere, and Robert Goulet as Lancelot completing the love triangle.

George Bernard Shaw

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Their adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with the leads, Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, being played originally by Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews, was a huge hit on Broadway and London.
Despite his dislike of having his work adapted for the musical theatre ("my plays set themselves to a verbal music of their own") two of his plays were turned into musical comedies: Arms and the Man was the basis of The Chocolate Soldier in 1908, with music by Oscar Straus, and Pygmalion was adapted in 1956 as My Fair Lady with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.

Desert Memorial Park

He was buried in the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.

Gene Lees

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As a biographer, Lees has written about Oscar Peterson, the partnership of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, Woody Herman, and has collaborated with Henry Mancini on Mancini's autobiography Did They Mention the Music? (1989).

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Frederick Loewe (, originally German Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe ; June 10, 1901 – February 14, 1988 ), was an Austrian-American composer.

United States

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Frederick Loewe (, originally German Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe ; June 10, 1901 – February 14, 1988 ), was an Austrian-American composer.