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Frank Loesser - 59% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s
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Frank Henry Loesser, 29 June 1910, New York City, New York, USA, d. 28 July 1969. A leading songwriter for the stage, films and Tin Pan Alley from the 30s through to the 60s. Initially, he only wrote lyrics, but later in his career he provided both words and music, and sometimes co-produced through his Frank Productions. Born into a musical family (his father was a music tea Read more

Marc Shaiman - 46% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Charles Strouse - 44% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Vocals
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7 June 1928, New York City, New York, USA. A composer who has experienced the sweet taste of Broadway success - but not for some considerable time. When Strouse graduated from the Eastman School of Music he intended to make a career in the classical field, and studied for a time with Aaron Copland. After meeting lyricist Lee Adams in 1949 he changed course, and during the ea Read more

Richard Rodgers - 38% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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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, Read more

Stephen Sondheim - 38% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Classical Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Stephen Joshua Sondheim, 22 March 1930, New York City, New York, USA. Sondheim is generally regarded as the most important theatrical composer of the 70s and 80s - his introduction of the concept musical (some say, anti-musical) or ‘unified show’, has made him a cult figure. Born into an affluent family, his father was a prominent New York dress manufacturer, Sondh Read more

Original Broadway Cast - 34% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Soundtracks
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Andrew Lloyd Webber - 24% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 March 1948, London, England. The ‘Sir Arthur Sullivan’ of the rock age was born the son of a Royal College of Music professor and a piano teacher. His inbred musical strength manifested itself in a command of piano, violin and French horn by the time he had spent a year at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he penned The Likes Of Us with lyricist (and law student) Read more

Alan Menken - 21% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Original Cast Recording - 21% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Soundtracks
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Irving Berlin - 20% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Israel Isidore Baline, 11 May 1888, Temun, Siberia, Russia, d. 22 September 1989, New York City, New York, USA. Despite his foreign birth, Berlin became one of the greatest and most American of all songwriters. When he was four years old his family escaped a pogrom and travelled to the USA. His father was a cantor in his homeland, but in their new country he had to earn his Read more

Leonard Bernstein - 20% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Classical Soundtracks Television Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Louis Bernstein, 25 August 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, d. 14 October 1990, New York City, New York, USA. Bernstein was a major and charismatic figure in modern classical music and the Broadway musical theatre. He was also a conductor, composer, pianist, author and lecturer. A son of immigrant Russian Jews, Bernstein started to play the piano at the age of 10. In his Read more

Carol Channing - 18% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Children's Music Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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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 Read more

Gilbert & Sullivan - 18% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Classical Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Vocals
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Mary Martin - 17% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mary Virginia Martin, 1 December 1913, Weatherford, Texas, USA, d. 3 November 1990, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. A legendary star of the Broadway musical theatre during the 40s and 50s, and one of its most charming, vivacious and best-loved performers. Her father was a lawyer, and her mother a violin teacher. She took dancing and singing lessons from an early age, married Read more

Company - 16% match to Mel Brooks

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Derek Bailey (29 January 1930, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, d. 25 December 2005, London, England) established the Company week/festival in 1977 and, despite all the odds, several changes of venue and the occasional annual hiccup, the unpredictability of its financial success (or otherwise) it remained going, strong and ever-surprising, into the early 00s. Bailey’s ide Read more

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