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Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Born: March 22, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Music ...
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1984:
Began an 18-year run of "Starlight Express" in London's West End (opened on Broadway in 1987, but had a limited run)
2002:
Produced the stage musical "Bombay Dreams" with Indian composer A. R. Rahman; opened on Broadway in 2004
1989:
Wrote the musical, "Aspects of Love," with lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart; original production was directed by Trevor Nunn (had a limited run on Broadway)
1973:
Norman Jewison directed a film adaptation of Webber's "Jesus Christ Superstar"
2000:
Revival of "Jesus Christ Superstar" opened on Broadway
1992:
With Don Black, wrote the song "Amigos Para Siempre - Friends for Life" for the Barcelona Olympics; performed by ex-wife Sarah Brightman
2000:
Collaborated with Ben Elton on the stage musical, "The Beautiful Game," which opened in London's West End
1978:
Collaborated with his cellist brother Julian on the album, <i>Variations</i>, based on the 24th Caprice by Paganini; main theme is still used as the theme tune for ITV1's long-running "South Bank Show"
1975:
Had rare failure with musical "Jeeves"; written in collaboration with Alan Ayckbourn; show later re-tooled and produced under the title "By Jeeves"
1984:
Wrote the poorly received "Requiem," which was first performed at St. Thomas Church in New York
1965:
First major collaboration with lyricist Tim Rice, "The Likes of Us," a musical based on the true story of Thomas John Barnardo; was not performed until as recently as 2005
1959:
Published first composition, "The Toy Theatre Suite"
1993:
Wrote a musical based on Billy Wilder's critically acclaimed movie, "Sunset Boulevard"; had an extensive run in London's West End and opened on Broadway in 1995
1976:
Collaborated with Rice once again for "Evita" (transferred to Broadway in 1979)
1971:
First Broadway production, "Jesus Christ Superstar"; lyrics by Tim Rice
1971:
First film as composer, "Gumshoe"; directed by Stephen Frears
1972:
First West End production, "Jesus Christ Superstar"
2004:
Produced the film adaptation of "The Phantom of the Opera"; film earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Webber received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Original Song "Learn to be Lonely"
1969:
Commissioned by RCA to write opera based on single, "Jesus Christ Superstar"; enjoyed great success as double album in 1970
1986:
Premiered the musical, "The Phantom of the Opera" in London; wrote the part of Christine for his then wife, Sarah Brightman; Lyrics by Charles Hart
2006:
Produced the London revival of the stage musical, "The Sound of Music"
1996:
Re-teamed with Tim Rice for the song "You Must Love Me" for the feature film, "Evita"; directed by Alan Parker and starred Madonna
1993:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1968:
Wrote first full-scale musical, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"; lyrics by Tim Rice
1981:
Collaborated with poet T. S. Eliot for "Cats," which opened in London's West End (opened on Broadway in 1982)
2016:
West End revival of "Sunset Boulevard"
2017:
Broadway revival of "Sunset Boulevard"

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