American musician Stephen Sondem dies – NEWS 360 – WORLD

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New York: Famous American music director and lyricist Stephen Sondem has died at the age of 91. She died Friday at her home in Roxbury. Born in New York on March 22, 1930, Sondheim was drawn to music at an early age. Sondheim first wrote the lyrics for the 1950 television show Topper. Stephen is known as an irreplaceable genius in the field of theatrical music. It was his work that ushered in a breakthrough in American music with his spontaneous style. His major works are West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, The Frogs, Into the Woods, and Assassin. He won the Oscar for Best Lyricist for his song “Sooner or Later” from Tick Tracy. He also won the Pulitzer Prize for his work Sunday in the Park. He is also a six-time recipient of the Tony Award, the 2008 Tony Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Theater.


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