STEPHEN SONDHEIM BROADWAY LEGEND, SONGWRITER, COMPOSER DIES
Send In The Clowns writer and huge Broadway name
Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, famous for his song writing and music compositions, has died.
Stephen died Friday at his home in Roxbury, CT … according to a New York Times report citing his lawyer, F. Richard Pappas.
The cause of death is currently unclear … but it sounds sudden, because Stephen’s lawyer says he had celebrated Thanksgiving dinner with his friends in the area.
Simply put, Stephen is the godfather of the American musical … writing lyrics for famous plays like “West Side Story” plus “Follies,” “Into The Woods,” “Pacific Overtures,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Company,” “A Little Night Music,” “Merrily We Roll Along,” “Sunday in the Park With George,” “Passion,” “Assassins” and “Gypsy.”
Stephen’s decorated Broadway career includes three Tony awards, a lifetime achievement award from the Kennedy Center and a Presidential Medal of Freedom