Kander and Ebb

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Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).wikipedia
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John Kander

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Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).
As part of the songwriting team Kander and Ebb (featuring lyricist Fred Ebb), Kander wrote the scores for 15 musicals, including Cabaret (1966) and Chicago (1975), both of which were later adapted into acclaimed films.

Fred Ebb

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Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).
The Kander and Ebb team frequently wrote for such performers as Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera.

Harold Prince

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Kander and Ebb collaborated on an unproduced musical called Golden Gate, which producer-director Harold Prince called "...basically a test to see if the collaboration was any good."
He almost gave up musical theater before his success with Kander and Ebb's Cabaret in 1966.

Chita Rivera

The team also became associated with two actresses, Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera, for whom they wrote a considerable amount of material for the stage, concerts and television.
In 1993, she received a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Aurora in the musical Kiss of the Spider Woman, written by Kander and Ebb.

Cabaret (1972 film)

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Kander's and Ebb's greatest acclaim came from the musical Cabaret (1966) and the 1972 film version.
Set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the presence of the growing Nazi Party, the film is loosely based on the 1966 Broadway musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb, which was adapted from the novel The Berlin Stories / Goodbye to Berlin (1939) by Christopher Isherwood and the 1951 play I Am a Camera adapted from the same book.

Joel Grey

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Kander's and Ebb's fascination with the collaborative process began with their work on Cabaret, where a long experimental period permitted actors such as Joel Grey to contribute ideas toward the creation of their characters.
He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in the Kander & Ebb musical Cabaret, as well as in the 1972 film adaptation.

Liza with a Z

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Minnelli became strongly associated with Kander and Ebb, with Ebb producing Minnelli's Emmy-winning television special Liza with a Z.
Throughout the concert Minnelli sings and dances to a variety of popular songs and standards, music from Cabaret and songs specifically written for her by Kander and Ebb—most notably the title song.

The Scottsboro Boys (musical)

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The Scottsboro Boys played on Broadway for a short time in 2010.
Based on the Scottsboro Boys trial, the musical is one of the last collaborations between Kander and Ebb prior to the latter's death.

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Another early collaboration was the industrial musical General Electric presents Go Fly a Kite written with Walter Marks for General Electric's 5th Electric Executives Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1966.

Steel Pier (musical)

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Steel Pier is a musical written by the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb from the original book by David Thompson.

The Rink (musical)

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The Rink is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, the tenth Kander and Ebb collaboration.

Susan Stroman

The book was written by David Thompson and choreographed and directed by Susan Stroman.
The music is by Kander and Ebb and the book is by David Thompson; Stroman both directed and choreographed.

Composer

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Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).

Lyricist

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Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).

Musical theatre

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Known primarily for their stage musicals, which include Cabaret and Chicago, Kander and Ebb also scored several movies, including Martin Scorsese's New York, New York.

Cabaret (musical)

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Kander's and Ebb's greatest acclaim came from the musical Cabaret (1966) and the 1972 film version. Known primarily for their stage musicals, which include Cabaret and Chicago, Kander and Ebb also scored several movies, including Martin Scorsese's New York, New York.

Chicago (musical)

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Known primarily for their stage musicals, which include Cabaret and Chicago, Kander and Ebb also scored several movies, including Martin Scorsese's New York, New York.

Martin Scorsese

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Known primarily for their stage musicals, which include Cabaret and Chicago, Kander and Ebb also scored several movies, including Martin Scorsese's New York, New York.

Theme from New York, New York

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Their most famous song is the theme song of that movie.

Frank Sinatra

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Recorded by many artists, "New York, New York" became a signature song for Frank Sinatra.

Liza Minnelli

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The team also became associated with two actresses, Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera, for whom they wrote a considerable amount of material for the stage, concerts and television.

Sandy Stewart (singer)

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Sandy Stewart performed the song, and it was nominated for a 1962 Grammy Award.

Dusty Springfield

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Barbra Streisand and Dusty Springfield later covered "My Coloring Book."