Legendary Composer Stephen Sondheim Remembered


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The theater world is remembering Stephen Sondheim, the legendary composer and lyricist who died on Friday at the age of 91.

Sondheim was a giant in the Broadway and theater world, with credits on “West Side Story,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Sunday in the Park with George” and many others.

On Sunday in Times Square, a large crowd gathered to pay tribute to him.During an event called “Sunday for Sondheim,” Lin Manuel Miranda and others sang and performed from his work. Sondheim won eight Tony Awards, eight Grammy's and a Pulitzer Prize during his career. The song "Sooner or Later" from the film "Dick Tracy" also won him an Academy Award

Read Michael Riedel's New York Post column on Stephen Sondheim

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