Stephen Sondheim In His Own Words
Stephen Sondheim

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Narrated By: Stephen Sondheim

Duration: 1 hour and 54 minutes

What to expect

Stephen Sondheim is a multi award-winning American composer, whose works have garnered over 60 Tony Awards, as well as an Oscar for Best Song and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Here he discusses his life and achievements in a series of interviews from the BBC radio and TV archive: PM, BBC Radio, 21 July 1973 (featuring Pete Myers); The Lively Arts, BBC Television, 2 January 1977 (featuring André Previn); The Levin Interviews, BBC Television, 24 May 1980 (featuring Bernard Levin); Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio, 16 August 1980 (featuring Roy Plomley); Face To Face, BBC Television, 9 January 1995 (featuring Jeremy Isaacs) and Front Row, BBC Radio, 19 October 2010 (featuring Mark Lawson).

Genre

Films, cinema, Television, Radio, Biography: arts & entertainment, Musicians, singers, bands & groups, Composers & songwriters, Music of film & stage

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