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Sheikh Sayyed Darweesh

Sheikh Sayyed Darweesh was a significant impact in modernizing Egyptian music. Small known during his life time, Darweesh continues to be revered since his loss of life, from an overdose of cocaine, in 1923. Furthermore to composing many adwar and muviashshahit, Darweesh composed operettas for the Arabic lyric movie theater. …

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Julia McKenzie

b. 17 Feb 1941, Enfield, Middlesex, Britain. An actress, vocalist, and movie director, Julia McKenzie is among the most achieved leading women in the United kingdom (and sometimes Broadway) musical theater. She began to perform young, and went to the Sylvia Spriggs Dance College. She was going to start training …

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J.W. Myers

Welsh baritone John W. Myers was essentially the most essential vocalist in the 1st decade from the American phonograph market. Although he was created in Wales around 1865, there is nothing known of his history and it was not verified that “J.W. Myers,” the name he useful for documenting, was …

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Ralph Benatzky

After abandoning a military career due to injury, Benatzky earned a doctorate in German philology and studied music with Mottl. He started writing tune lyrics and executed in Munich, ultimately working being a director for the cabaret in Vienna, where he also composed music and lyrics for Josma Selim, his …

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Gabriel Kahane

Gabriel Kahane is usually a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter, pianist, and composer; he’s a musical polymath similarly in the home in traditional, theatre, jazz, and indie pop configurations. He has created large-scale orchestral functions, piano sonatas, string quartets, and music cycles. He offers collaborated with everyone from Elvis Costello and Rufus Wainwright …

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Lee Mead

A British music theater actor and singer, Lee Mead scored the business lead in the 2007 London revival of Joseph as well as the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat after winning possible television talent show called Any Wish CAN DO. The lead function had not been his 1st on-stage, nor was it …

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Agnes De Mille

b. 18 Sept 1905, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 6 Oct 1993, Greenwich Community, NY, USA. A significant and important choreographer, movie director, and dancer, who ‘helped transform the American musical theater from the 40s and 50s’. After graduating with honours in the School of California, De Mille provided her …

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Robert Alton

b. Robert Alton Hart, 28 January 1897, Bennington, Vermont, USA, d. 12 June 1957, Hollywood, California, USA. An especially innovative and stylish choreographer for the musical stage and Hollywood, Alton made an appearance on Broadway being a dancer in Consider It From Me (1919) and Greenwich Community Follies (1924) before …

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Alex A. Aarons

b. 1891, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, d. 14 March 1943, Beverly Hillsides, California, USA. The boy of manufacturer and composer Alfred E. Aarons, Alex A. Aarons installed several fondly appreciated Broadway musicals through the 20s. The majority of his achievement came together with the actor-turned-producer Vinton Freedley (b. 5 November 1891, …

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Florenz Ziegfeld

b. 21 March 1867, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 22 July 1932, NY, USA. The main and influential maker in the annals from the Broadway musical. It is stated that Ziegfeld was involved with his 1st real-life, but unintentional, ‘magnificent’ at age four, when he and his family members were pressured …

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