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  Great Performances . Artists . John Kander | PBS
John Kander (born 1927) is a composer who has produced award-winning work for theater, film, and television.
John Harold Kander was born on March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Harold and Berenice (Aaron) Kander.
Kander made his Broadway debut in 1962 with a score for the musical "A Family Affair," which was produced at the Billy Rose Theatre.
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 Broadway: The American Musical . Stars Over Broadway . John Kander and Fred Ebb | PBS
An important composer for the American musical theater from the early '60s, Kander studied music as a child, continued at college, and was determined to make his way in the musical theater.
Although "Flora" was relatively unsuccessful, Kander and Ebb were invited to write the score for "Cabaret" (1966), which starred Joel Grey and Jill Haworth, and won seven Tony Awards, including best score.
Back on Broadway, Kander and Ebb wrote scores for "The Act" (1977) with Minnelli, "Woman of the Year" (1981), which starred Lauren Bacall, and "The Rink" (1984), yet another Minnelli (and Chita Rivera) vehicle.
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 Author Biography: Music Theatre International - MTI - Musical Theatre Broadway Shows Available for Licensing
John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.
In 1962 he teamed up with Fred Ebb to write FLORA THE RED MENACE, produced by Hal Prince, directed by George Abbott, and with book by George Abbott and Robert Russell, in which Liza Minnelli made her initial Broadway appearance.
Kander and Ebb have since been associated with writing material for Minnelli and for Chita Rivera, and have produced special material for their appearances live and on television.
www.mtishows.com /bio.asp?bID=3369   (351 words)

  
 Kennedy Center: Biographical information for John Kander
For nearly five decades, composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb have been one of Broadway's preeminent songwriting teams, the longest-running music-and-lyrics partnership in Broadway musical history.
John Kander began his career in 1956 as the pianist for The Amazing Adele, during its pre-Broadway run and for An Evening with Beatrice Lillie in Florida.
Kander and Ebb then wrote Golden Gate, which never opened, but that score induced Harold Prince to hire them for Flora, The Red Menace, a satire on 1930s radicals and Greenwich Village bohemianism.
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 John Kander - The Huffington Post
One of the highlights of this show is “Love and Love Alone,” a haunting ballad penned for her by her pals John Kander and the late Fred Ebb from the new musical The Visit, which still is slated for a Broadway production.
In 1991, she was tapped to perform in the ensemble of a revue saluting the songwriting team of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
She calls legendary choreographer Jerome Robbins her "number one," and declares that "Fred Ebb and John Kander were extraordinary for me and my career." She credits her mentors and co-workers with helping her both professionally and personally....
www.huffingtonpost.com /people/John+Kander   (609 words)

  
 Sheet Music Plus - John Kander Search Results
The Kander & Ebb Collection By Fred Ebb, John Kander.
And All That Jazz (from Chicago) Lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander, arranged by Kirby Shaw.
Cabaret (From Cabaret) By John Kander, Fred Ebb.
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 The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards - Official Website by IBM
Composer John Kander has previously been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, along with lyricist Fred Ebb.
He and John Kander won for their work on Cabaret, Woman of the Year, and Kiss of the Spider Woman.
John Doyle won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2006 for another Stephen Sondheim musical, Sweeney Todd.
www.tonyawards.com /en_US/nominees/craft.html   (2091 words)

  
 John Kander - News
Liza Minnelli forgot the words to a song written specifically for her at a concert in New York on Monday night.
Liza - is being sued for $10 million by her estranged fourth husband David Gest - was appearing at the tribute for John Kander and Fred Ebb in the city's Carnegie Hall when the lyrics to "Liza With A Z" slipped her mind.
Jackson and producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis wrote and recorded a song to be featured during the end credits and on the soundtrack of the movie, but the producers decided at the last minute to instead use a new composition from Kander and Ebb.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0437218/news   (307 words)

  
 KarenZiemba_Recordings
Like I said in the "Getting to Know Her" page, the first time I heard Ziemba's name was on the cover of a cast album.
The show was AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND and she sang several Kander and Ebb songs, showing a strong voice, which sounded as good in the comic numbers as in the ballads.
Original Broadway Cast recording - Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb, with additional Lyrics by Rupert Holmes and John Kander
www.jorgeplace.com /people_KarenZiembaRecordings.htm   (249 words)

  
 Signature Theatre
Featuring the many entertainment sides of Kander and Ebb from film to musical theater to cabaret, the entire canon of their witty and sharp lyrics along with their engaging vamps and musical melodies will grace the Signature stage.
Imprisoned for their beliefs and lifestyles, each man comes to find comfort in the other’s company as the line between reality and fantasy blurs.
The rarely produced Kander and Ebb musical The Happy Time tells the story of Jacques Bonnard, a world-traveling photographer, who returns home to French-Canadian St. Pierre in search of his happy youth.
www.signature-theatre.org /seasondescrip.htm   (694 words)

  
 John Kander Photos (BroadwayWorld.com)
Caption: Guest of honor John Kander (right) offers curtain call remarks at Westport Country Playhouse on Monday, September 24.
Caption: Coordinating Westport Country Playhouse's celebration of John Kander last night, were (from left, seated) Barbara Streicker, with guest of honor John Kander, and Kim Harizman.
Caption: John Kander, Eartha Kitt, Ben Vereen, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman and Bebe Neuwirth.
broadwayworld.com /galleryperson.cfm?personid=8507   (670 words)

  
 Sheet Music Plus - The Kander & Ebb Collection - by Fred Ebb, John Kander
Sheet Music Plus - The Kander & Ebb Collection - by Fred Ebb, John Kander
This special Collector's Edition also includes a profile of Kander & Ebb, complete production credits, an essay by Fred Ebb written just before his untimely death, and over 280 pages of music.
Kiss of the Spider Woman: The Musical By John Kander...
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 2006 - Drama Desk Awards - Press Releases
Therefore individual cast members for these shows were not eligible for acting awards in the competitive categories.
The Drama Desk maintained its tradition of acknowledging excellence in the theater by announcing special awards to: John Kander and Fred Ebb, Austin Pendleton, Transport Group and the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.
John Kander and Fred Ebb for 42 years of excellence in advancing the art of the musical theater.
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  John Kander
John Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.
In 1962 he teamed up with John Kander to write Flora the Red Menace, produced by Hal Prince[?], directed by George Abbott, and with book by George Abbott and Robert Russell[?], in which Liza Minnelli made her initial Broadway appearance.
Kander and Ebb have since been associated with writing material for Minnelli and for Chita Rivera[?], and have produced special material for their appearances live and on television.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/jo/John_Kander.html   (137 words)

  
 Songwriters Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kander began studying music as a child and in his early career worked as a conductor and accompanying pianist for many productions.
In 1964, Kander was introduced to Fred Ebb, a lyricist who had experienced some minor success with novelty tunes.
In 1977, Kander & Ebb collaborated with Martin Scorsese on the movie New York, New York; the title song was introduced by Minnelli, and later recorded by Frank Sinatra, and became the unofficial theme song of New York City.
www.songwritershalloffame.org /exhibit_home_page.asp?exhibitId=217   (666 words)

  
 CMT.com : John Kander/Fred Ebb : Biography
Kander was born March 18, 1927, in Kansas City, MO, and began studying music as a child; he started his professional career in 1950 with Second Square, and between 1955 and 1957 served as choral director and conductor for Rhode Island's Warwick Musical Theatre.
After a four-year absence from the stage, Kander and Ebb returned with 1981's Woman of the Year, a vehicle for Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall which earned four Tonys; three years later, the duo debuted The Rink, but were otherwise largely silent for the remainder of the decade.
Steel Pier followed in 1997, and later that same year Kander and Ebb were announced as recipients of the 21st annual Kennedy Center Honors.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/kander_john/bio.jhtml   (427 words)

  
 Kander and Ebb
Kander and Ebb have been one of the greatest songwriting teams on Broadway.
In fact, the team of Kander and Ebb is the longest-running music-and-lyrics partnership in Broadway musical history.
In 1956, John Kander started his musical career as pianist for The Amazing Adele, during its pre-Broadway run and for An Evening with Beatrice Lillie in Florida.
www.morrisonfoundation.org /john_kander_and_fred_ebb.htm   (381 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Colored Lights: Books: John Kander   (Site not responding. Last check: )
by John Kander (Author) "Broadway's longest-running music-and-lyrics team, John Kander and Fred Ebb marked the fortieth anniversary of their collaboration with a series of conversations aimed at chronicling their..." (more)
Composer Kander and lyricist Ebb collaborated on many Broadway shows including their first, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966) and Chicago (1975).
Broadway's longest-running music-and-lyrics team, John Kander and Fred Ebb marked the fortieth anniversary of their collaboration with a series of conversations aimed at chronicling their careers. Read the first page
www.amazon.ca /Colored-Lights-John-Kander/dp/057121133X   (638 words)

  
 John Kander - Japan
John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri) is the American composer of a series of musical theatre successes as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.
During the auditions Kander met the choreographer, Jerome Robbins, who then suggested that Kander actually write the dance music for the show in 1959.
May 25, 2007 An Egyptian Cobra Credit: John Walker Yahia Rahim Tulba was a passenger attempting to travel from Cairo, Egypt to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with at least 700 snakes of various types in a carry-on bag, according to customs officers at Cairo International Airport.
john-kander.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/John_Kander   (684 words)

  
 John Kander Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Kander and Ebb began to work together and their first song, My Coloring Book, was nominated for a Grammy award.
In 1998 both Kander and Ebb were Kennedy Center Honorees and in 2000 they were awarded the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in musical theater by the York Theatre Company of New York City.
As Kander stated in a February 1997 article with Marilyn Stasio in American Theatre, "if you're going to write on a canvas of some size, the Broadway theatre is still the only place that offers you that opportunity." They have created a unique style of musical theater that is characterized by youthful joy and romanticism.
www.bookrags.com /biography/john-kander   (1692 words)

  
 NPR : 'New York, New York', Present at the Creation
As composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb tell NPR's Jeff Lunden, the Broadway song-writing duo were called in by Martin Scorcese to create songs for the director's 1977 film, which shares the song's title.
Among the five songs Kander and Ebb had originally written for the film was the title tune.
Kander picks up the story: "We walked out of there, highly insulted that some actor was going to tell us how to write a song."
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/patc/newyorknewyork   (425 words)

  
 John Kander at Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whatever the case, Kander composes appropriately bouncy up-tempo numbers and lilting ballads married to Ebb's witty, sometimes caustic, lyrics.
Directed by Bob Fosse, the musical presented the story as a series of vaudeville sketches and Kander and Ebb wrote a score that was both homage to and commentary on the styles prevalent in the 1920s.
Kander began composing for the big screen with Harold Prince's "Something for Everyone" (1969), but he and Ebb had their greatest success with Bob Fosse's screen version of "Cabaret" (1972).
www.hollywood.com /celebrity/John_Kander/194709   (2890 words)

  
 NPR : A Conversation with Composer John Kander
NPR : A Conversation with Composer John Kander
A familiar sight and sound: John Kander at the piano.
Weekend Edition Sunday, March 19, 2006 · Composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb are the heart and soul of some of the most recognizable songs of stage and screen: "Cabaret," "All That Jazz" and of course, "New York, New York."
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 John Kander sheet music books store (buy online).
Performed by Frank Sinatra, composed by Fred Ebb, John Kander.
Music composed by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and performed by Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellweger.
Kander and Ebb, two familiar names behind some of the most successful stage musicals, present this intriguing drama of transformation in a Latin American prison.
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 John Kander - Definition, explanation
In 1962 he teamed up with Fred Ebb to write Flora the Red Menace, produced by Hal Prince, directed by George Abbott, and with book by George Abbott and Robert Russell, in which Liza Minnelli made her initial Broadway appearance.
Brief history of the musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, plus links to...
Brief history of the Broadway musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, plus links to cast albums...
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 John Kander
A special Drama Desk Award was also given to John Kander and the late Fred Ebb for “42 years of excellence in advancing the art of the musical theater.”
Veterans John Kander and the late Fred Ebb were recognized for Best Original Score for Curtains, while Jerry Bock's and Sheldon Harnick's The Apple Tree, was nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, as was Ed Kleban's A Chorus Line.
BMI theatre composers John Kander and Fred Ebb were honored on June 5 with the Oscar Hammerstein Award presented by the New York Theatre Company during its annual fundraiser.
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