The legendary Oscar Hammerstein I, 8 May 1847 – 1 August 1919, was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in Harlem, New York.
The Academy Award -winning musical team Harlemites Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s American classic Carousel 60th Anniversary is coming to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event, January 8th and Continue Reading →
The Academy Award -winning musical team West Harlemites Rodgers & Hammerstein’s American classic OKLAHOMA! returns to theaters nationwide for the first time in wide release in 60 years.
Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) met in a brownstone on West 119th Street while both attended Columbia University in West Harlem, New York.
Jules Bledsoe 1897–1943, was a baritone from Waco, Texas and one of the first African-American opera stars to perform in the United States who moved to Harlem in the 1920’s.
Lorenz Milton Hart (May 2, 1895 – November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart.
Harlem, and the area close to 125th street, had a large number of theaters. There were theaters that are long gone in East Harlem, theaters that have survived are now Continue Reading →
Harlem, along 125th street, had a large number of theaters at the turn of the last century. These theaters are long gone except for the Apollo theater, the theaters that Continue Reading →
Sean John Combs in concert in NYC. John James Audubon – Naturalist Frederic Alexander Birmingham – Editor of Esquire magazine from 1945–1957, grew up in Harlem Richard Croker – Tammany Continue Reading →