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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David Beckham) to send him a pair of her knickers and how diva Sarah Brightman remarked during a conversation (``apropos of nothing,'' Norton says) how her ex-husband, composer Andrew Lloyd Weber (``a very ugly man''), had a very large private part.
De 43 anos de edad y 21 en la Fura, Hansel aportara "un estilo propio" como director de escena al nuevo Jesucristo Superestrella (JS), respetando la musica concebida por los ingleses Andrew Lloyd Weber y los textos de Time Rice, en traduccion de Alvaro Cervino, si bien con orquestacion "actualizada".
THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY will bring to ballet an ever less discerning audience that develops its theatrical taste from Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals and its appreciation for movement choreographed to music from acrobatics and ice skating on television.
Ten years ago, he was invited to be part of a 30-minute musical which Prince Edward had asked Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice to write as a 60th birthday present for the Queen.
It should not be because they are too intimidated to set foot in the theatre except to watch Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals or the Christmas pan to.