Richard RodgersPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

| Rodgers & Hart | Rodgers & Hammerstein| Oscar Hammerstein II |

A Fellow Needs A Girl

All At Once You Love Her 

Bali Ha'i

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

Blue Room

Hello, Young Lovers

If I Loved You 

It's Easy to Remember

Keep It Gay 


Mountain Greenery

My Favorite Things

My Funny Valentine 

My Heart Stood Still

No Other Love

So Far 

Some Enchanted Evening

( The ) Sweetest Sounds 

This Nearly Was Mine

We Kiss In A Shadow 

Where or When

With A Song In My Heart

You'll Never Walk Alone 

You're Nearer

Richard Rodgers (1902-79), American composer, best known for his collaborations with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He was born in New York City, and educated at Columbia University and the Institute of Musical Art (now the Juilliard School) in New York City. His first complete Broadway show was Garrick Gaieties (1925), with lyrics by the American lyricist Hart. Rodgers and Hart subsequently collaborated on many outstanding musical productions, including The Girl Friend (1926), A Connecticut Yankee (1927), Babes in Arms (1937), and Pal Joey (1940). Among the many popular-song classics from Rodgers and Hart's theater and film scores are "My Heart Stood Still," "The Lady Is a Tramp," and "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered." Rodgers later collaborated with the American librettist Hammerstein II. Their first work, Oklahoma! (1943; Pulitzer Prize, 1944), was hailed by critics as a significant advance in the development of the American musical theater. Even more successful was South Pacific (1949; Pulitzer Prize, 1950). Their other collaborations include Carousel (1945), The King and I (1951), and The Sound of Music (1959). Rodgers wrote both music and lyrics for No Strings (1962) and music for Do I Hear a Waltz? (1965) and Rex (1976). He also composed music for many films, including the documentary Victory at Sea (1952). His autobiography, Musical Stages, was published in 1975.

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