The legendary Oscar Hammerstein I, 8 May 1847 – 1 August 1919, was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in Harlem, New York.
Richard Charles Rodgers, June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979, was an American composer, known largely for his work in musical theater.
Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan, in New York City.
Reri Grist, born February 29, 1932, is an American coloratura soprano, one of the trailblazing Harlem vocalists to enjoy a major international career in opera.
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 11th, 2017, only, including an exclusive interview with Shirley Jones!
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.
Julius Lorenzo Cobb Bledsoe, 1898 – July 14, 1943, was an Harlem baritone and one of the first African-American artists to gain regular employment on Broadway.
World-renowned guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli have dedicated many of his albums to great songwriters and performers.
Meyer R. Bimberg lived in Harlem, died on March 25, 1908, he was a successful seller of campaign buttons and a theatre builder.
The Harlem Opera House (a Loew’s house) was a US opera house located at 211 West 125th Street in 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 churches and theaters that are just sealed up.
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 have survived are now churches or the theaters have been sealed up.