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Hammerstein, Oscar

(hăm`ərstīn), 1846–1919, German-American operatic impresario. In 1888 he built the Harlem Opera House, and in 1906 the Manhattan Opera House, where he gave noteworthy productions. He brought many fine singers to the United States, and introduced Louise, Pelléas et Mélisande, and Elektra to the American public. In 1910 the Metropolitan Opera Company bought his interests. Upon the failure (1913) of an operatic venture in London, he returned to New York and built the Lexington Theater, where he produced varied entertainments.

Hammerstein, Oscar

(1846–1919) theatrical impresario; born in Stettin, Germany. Grandfather of Oscar Hammerstein II, he built several theaters, including the Manhattan Opera House in 1906, and brought many fine singers to the U.S.A.
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Kern worked best with lyricists like Oscar Hammerstein and Dorothy Fields, who were perfectionists themselves and would not tolerate anyone tinkering with their carefully worked out meters.
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Gosh what happy memories it brought back of frequent visits to London with my hus-band to see a Rodgers and Hammerstein show, yes this was certainly my favourite era and my type of music.
Among the last-named group Hammerstein unhesitatingly included himself, an assessment fully shared by everyone who knew him.
Acclaimed for its seamless merging of story, song and dance, it was Richard Rodgers' first collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein.