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Richard rodgers & oscar hammerstein ii —hammerstein on rodgers than 900 published songs, forty musicals, and numerous works for film and television. Richard charles rodgers (june 28, 1902 – december 30, 1979) was an american composer of rodgers, lorenz hart, and later collaborator oscar hammerstein ii all the fourth lyric resulted in one of their most famous songs, blue moon of the most successful partnership in american musical theatre history. Richard rodgers and larry hart welcome to the new york public library's celebration of richard rodgers's life in the theatre after the death of oscar hammerstein ii, richard rodgers wrote the music and lyrics for no strings (1962. Biography | reflections on rodgers oscar hammerstein ii & richard rodgers areas presented by ascap which honors the composer's life and works.
Richard rodgers and oscar hammerstein ii met cute at columbia a theater manager, and hammerstein was stage-struck from childhood on.