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Reminiscences of Stephen Sondheim : oral history, 1982.

Creator: Sondheim, Stephen.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 172 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Composer; lyricist.

Scope and Contents

Family life, boarding school, Williams College; Westport Playhouse, apprenticeship; influence and friendship of Oscar Hammerstein; ALLEGRO; composing music for film: STAVISKY, directorial control; writing and production of SWEENEY TODD, SATURDAY NIGHT, WEST SIDE STORY, SHIELD; reflections on publicity, critics, audiences; work with Dramatists' Guild; songwriters; impressions of Lemuel Ayers, Harold Prince, Alain Resnais.


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