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OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II


OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
 
Oscar Hammerstein II watching hopefuls who are being auditioned on stage of the St. James Theatre. 1948


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein
 
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: Mainly known as co composer of - "Oklahoma" etc.
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Easy Listening
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.rnh.com/index.asp
 
Date Born: 12th July 1895
Location Born: New York City, New York, United States of America
 
Date Died: 2nd August 1960
Location Died: Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: He was cremated, and his ashes were buried at the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.
 
Summary: The final song he wrote was "Edelweiss", which was added during rehearsals near the end of the second act. To this day, many think it is an Austrian folk song.
 
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