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People/Characters: Richard Rodgers

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The American musical theatre song encyclopedia by Thomas S. Hischak
American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950 by Alec Wilder
As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin by Laurence Bergreen
Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories by Nichelle Nichols
The book of world-famous music : classical, popular, and folk by James J. Fuld
Geniuses of the American Musical Theatre: The Composers and Lyricists by Herbert Keyser
A history of popular music in America by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews
The House That George Built: With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of About Fifty by Wilfrid Sheed
How sweet it was; television: a pictorial commentary by Arthur Shulman
Musical Comedy in America: From The Black Crook to South Pacific, From The King & I to Sweeney Todd by Cecil Smith
Musical Stages by Richard Rodgers
Musicals by Kurt Ganzl
Operetta: A Theatrical History by Richard Traubner
Panorama of American popular music;: The story of our national ballads and folk songs, the songs of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, New Orleans jazz, swing, and symphonic jazz by David Ewen
The Poets of Tin Pan Alley: A History of America's Great Lyricists by Philip Furia
Richard Rodgers by William G. Hyland
Rodgers & Hammerstein by Ethan Mordden
The Rodgers and Hammerstein story by Stanley Green
Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution by Todd S. Purdum
Somewhere for Me - A Biography of Richard Rodgers by Meryle Secrest
The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time by Tom Santopietro
The Sound of Their Music: The Story of Rodgers and Hammerstein by Frederick Nolan
State Songs of the United States: An Annotated Anthology by William E. Studwell
Tin Pan Alley: The Composers, the Songs, the Performers and Their Times - The Golden Age of American Popular Music from 1886 to 1956 by David A. Jasen

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Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) was one of the greatest American composers of the 20th century. He wrote 43 Broadway musicals and composed other songs and music for films and television. He's also known for his partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II.

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