Andrew Lloyd Webber


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The Lord Lloyd-Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Birthday
BirthplaceKensington, London, England
NationalityBritish
Occupation
Composer, panellist, television personality,
businessman, songwriter, theatre director
EducationWestminster School

Lloyd Webber, Andrew,

1948–, British theatrical composer. A member of a successful musical family, he began composing musicals as a teenager; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968) was an early work done in collaboration with the lyricist Tim Rice. Lloyd Webber's spectacular string of hit musicals beginning in the 1970s helped transform London into the major center for new musicals. His scores include those for Jesus Christ, Superstar (1971), his first major success, also in collaboration with Rice; Evita (1978), a fictional biography of Eva PerónPerón, Eva Duarte de
, 1919–52, Argentine political leader. The second wife of Juan Perón, whom she married in 1945, she virtually co-governed the country during his first six years as president.
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; The Phantom of the Opera (1986; Tony); Aspects of Love (1989); Sunset Boulevard (1993; Tony); and The Woman in White (2004), based on the classic Wilkie CollinsCollins, Wilkie
(William Wilkie Collins), 1824–89, English novelist. Although trained as a lawyer, he spent most of his life writing. He produced some 30 novels, the best known of which are two mystery stories, The Woman in White (1860) and The Moonstone
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 suspense novel. His show Cats (1981), based on poems by T. S. EliotEliot, T. S.
(Thomas Stearns Eliot), 1888–1965, American-British poet and critic, b. St. Louis, Mo. One of the most distinguished literary figures of the 20th cent., T. S. Eliot won the 1948 Nobel Prize in Literature. He studied at Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford.
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, was the longest-running production in Broadway history until The Phantom of the Opera set a new record in 2006. Lloyd Webber was knighted in 1992 and created a life peer (Baron Lloyd-Webber of Sydmonton) in 1997. In 2000 he purchased 10 London theaters and variety halls, which, when added to the three he already owned, made him the dominant owner in the world's largest theatrical district.

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1948–, British theatrical composer. A member of a successful musical family, he began composing musicals as a teenager; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968) was an early work done in collaboration with the lyricist Tim Rice.
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This Foundation was founded by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1992 to support young people in the arts.
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WEST End hopeful Jessica Robinson is still flying the flag for Teesside after Andrew Lloyd Webber described her as "world class" on this week's Over the Rainbow.
THE pounds 1million-plus row between Andrew Lloyd Webber and Boyzone's London-based record company looks set to be settled out of court.
The last seven days of the life of Jesus Christ are dramatized in the groundbreaking rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
Byline: Andrew Lloyd Webber launched the long awaited sequel to the Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies.
Then again, not many shows are ``Cats,'' the ``now and forever'' Andrew Lloyd Webber musical whose omnipresence is the theatrical equivalent of death and taxes.
She will sing selections from ``The King and I,'' an aria from ``Carmen'' and several Andrew Lloyd Webber tunes with the California Philharmonic this weekend.
Walt Disney Music, Paul McCartney (MPL Communications), Jimi Hendrix, BMG Music Publishing, EMI Entertainment World, Andrew Lloyd Webber (Really Useful Music) and many more.
ging the story of ``Dracula'' to the stage for what must be the 666th time, a very high-powered creative team in San Diego has comfortably demonstrated that not only does it know its Bram Stoker, it knows its Andrew Lloyd Webber as well.
Summary: Andrew Lloyd Webber is looking for the next star of his West End show The Wizard of Oz.

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