- 55% match to Mel Brooks
10 July 1933, New York City, New York, USA. One of the leading composers and lyricists for the American musical theatre during the past 30 years, Herman was playing piano by the age of six under the tuition of his mother, a professional piano teacher. After high school, he started to train as a designer, but had second thoughts, and studied drama at the University of Miami.
28 June 1902, Hammells Station, Arverne, Long Island, New York, USA, d. 30 December 1979, New York, USA. One of the all-time great composers for the musical theatre, Rodgers was raised in a comfortable middle-class family and developed an early love of music. Encouraged by his parents, he was able to pick out a tune on the piano at the age of four, and wrote his first songs,
31 January 1921, Seattle, Washington, USA. An actress and singer with a style and appearance that are difficult to define, she has been described as a blonde, wide-eyed, long-legged, husky voiced, scatty personality - among other things. The daughter of a Christian Science teacher, Channing moved with her family to San Francisco at an early age, and later attende
- 33% match to Mel Brooks
- 32% match to Mel Brooks
When the Band emerged in 1968 with Music From Big Pink, they were already a seasoned and cohesive unit. Four of the band, Robbie Robertson (Jaime Robert Robertson, 5 July 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals), Richard Manuel (b. 3 April 1943, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, d. 4 March 1986, Winter Park, Florida, USA; piano, drums, vocals), Garth Hudson (b. Eric Garth Hu
26 April 1933, San Antonio, Texas, USA. An actress, comedienne, singer, director, producer, and writer, Burnett was raised by her maternal grandmother in Los Angeles and studied theatre arts and English at the University of California. After graduating she worked in summer stock before moving to New York in 1954. Unable to find work as an actress, she staged a show at the Re