Latest Richard Rodgers Stories

2010-09-30 10:32:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, November 8th, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation will honor, a living legend, Julie Andrews along with previously announced Grammy® Award Winners John Legend, John Mayer and The ASCAP Foundation.

2009-11-02 06:34:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 16, 1959, The Sound of Music - the last musical collaboration of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II - made history when it opened at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theater.

2009-04-21 18:39:07

The Dutch organization Imagem Music Group says it is acquiring the rights to the songs and musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Imagem describes itself as the music publishing investment fund of ABP, the Netherlands-based world's third largest pension fund, and CP Masters BV, one of Europe's leading independent music publishers. The pact Imagem announced Tuesday that it signed also includes the rights to all works owned by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, such as the popular stage...

2009-04-21 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagem Music Group, the music publishing investment fund of ABP, the Netherlands based world's third largest pension fund and CP Masters BV, one of Europe's leading independent music publishers, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement to acquire the rights to the songs and musicals of the legendary Rodgers & Hammerstein as well as The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization (RHO). The transaction confirms Imagem Music Group as the world's...

2009-04-01 21:06:51


2008-12-19 19:45:03

The estate of Andre Kostelanetz has donated the Russian-born conductor-arranger's papers and artifacts to the Library of Congress. Kostelanetz, who immigrated to the United States in 1922 at age 21, was an influential figure in the development of music recording and broadcasting.

2008-09-25 15:00:35

By JIM BECKERMAN, STAFF WRITER OKLAHOMA! The musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, directed by James Brennan. At the Paper Mill Playhouse, Brookside Drive, Millburn, through Oct. 19. With Adam Monley, Brynn O'Malley, Andrew Varela, Louisa Flaningam, Megan Sikora, Brian Sears.

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