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Richard Lewine

Richard Lewine (1910 – 2005) was an American composer and songwriter on Broadway as well as television producer. Born in New York City, Lewine attended Columbia College before beginning his career as a composer and songwriter. In 1934, he wrote songs for the Broadway revue Fools Rush In. During World War II, Lewine served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. In the 1950s and 1960s, Lewine produced musicals for television including Cinderella starring Julie Andrews and Aladdin featuring music by Cole Porter. Lewine also produced the Young People's Concerts telecasts on CBS and, in 1965, won an Emmy Award for producing the television special My Name Is Barbra starring Barbra Streisand. After fellow composer Richard Rodgers' death in 1979, Lewine was the managing director of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization.


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