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Stephen Sondheim Net Worth:Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years.He is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards (more than any other composer) including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laurence Olivier Award. Described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as "now the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theater", his most famous works include (as composer and lyricist) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy.Sondheim has written material for movies, including the 1981 Warren Beatty film Reds, for which he contributed the song "Goodbye For Now". He also wrote five songs for the 1990 movie Dick Tracy, including "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" by Madonna which won the Academy Award for Best Song.He was president of the Dramatists Guild from 1973 to 1981. In celebration of his 80th birthday, the former Henry Miller's Theatre was renamed the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on September 15, 2010, and the BBC Proms staged a concert in his honor. Cameron Mackintosh has described Sondheim as "possibly the greatest lyricist ever."
|Birth date:||March 22, 1930|
|Birth place:||New York City, New York, United States|
|Profession:||Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Writer, Screenwriter, Film Score Composer, Actor|
|Education:||George School, New York Military Academy, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Williams College, Losing My Mind, Being Alive, The Worst Pies in London|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||Herbert Sondheim, Etta Janet Fox, Losing My Mind, Being Alive, The Worst Pies in London|
|Awards:||Kennedy Center Honors|
|Nominations:||Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics, GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway, Losing My Mind, Being Alive, The Worst Pies in London|
|Movies:||Into the Woods|