Oscar hammerstein ii (july 12, 1895 – august 23, 1960) was an american writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. Learn about oscar hammerstein ii: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. Oscar hammerstein ii was born on july 12, 1895 in new york city, new york, usa as oscar greeley clendenning hammerstein he was married to dorothy. Oscar hammerstein ii (1895-1960) was an american producer, writer, and director of musicals as. Perhaps the most influential lyricist and librettist of the american theater, oscar hammerstein ii reversed the process of musical writing, writing the lyrics first. Join biographycom in remembering lyricist and librettist oscar hammerstein ii, known for the pulitzer prize-winning musicals oklahoma and south pacific.
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