Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British-born American songwriter especially famous for a series of Broadway Musicals, which included several very well known and frequently revived shows. Events 406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gallia. Year 1905 ( MCMV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Events 451 - The Battle of Chalons takes place in North Eastern France. Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Musical theatre is a form of Theatre combining Music, Songs spoken Dialogue and Dance.
Styne was born in London, England as Julius Kerwin Stein of Jewish immigrants from Ukraine. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Ukraine (Україна Ukrayina, /ukrɑˈjinɑ/ is a country in Eastern Europe.  At the age of eight he moved with his family to Chicago, where at an early age he began taking piano lessons. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers He proved to be a prodigy and performed with the Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit Symphonies before he was ten years old. List of child prodigies|Fictional child prodigies A child prodigy is a one who masters one or more skills or arts at an early age
Styne attended Chicago Musical College, but before then he had already attracted attention of another teenager, Mike Todd, later a successful film producer, who commissioned him to write a song for a musical act that he was creating. Michael Todd ( June 22, 1907 or 1909 or June 19, 1911 &ndash March 22, 1958) was an American theatre and It would be the first of over 1,500 published songs Styne would compose in his career.
Styne established his own dance band, which brought him to the notice of Hollywood, where he was championed by Frank Sinatra and where he began a collaboration with lyricist Sammy Cahn, with whom he wrote many songs for the movies, including "It's Been a Long, Long Time," "Five Minutes More," and the Oscar-winning "Three Coins in the Fountain. Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12 1915 &ndash May 14 1998 was an American singer and actor Sammy Cahn ( June 18, 1913 &ndash January 15, 1993) was a 4-time Academy Award -winning American lyricist songwriter "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. " Three Coins in the Fountain " is a popular song which received the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1954. " He collaborated on the score for the 1955 musical film My Sister Eileen with Leo Robin. My Sister Eileen originated as a series of short stories by Ruth McKenney that eventually evolved into a Book, a play, a musical, Leo Robin ( 6 April, 1900 &ndash 29 December, 1984) was an American Composer, Lyricist and Songwriter
In 1947 Styne wrote his first score for a Broadway musical, High Button Shoes with Cahn, and over the next several decades wrote the scores for many Broadway shows, most notably Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Peter Pan, Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy, Do Re Mi, Funny Girl, Sugar (with a story based on the movie Some Like It Hot, but all new music), and the Tony-winning Hallelujah, Baby!. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located High Button Shoes is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Sammy Cahn and book by George Abbott and Stephen Longstreet Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a musical with a book by Joseph Fields and Anita Loos, lyrics by Leo Robin, and music by Jule Styne Peter Pan is a musical adaptation of Sir J M Barrie 's renowned play Peter Pan and Barrie's own Novelization of it Gypsy is a 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents. For the song from the musical The Sound of Music, see Do-Re-Mi. Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. Sugar is a 1972 Broadway musical based on the screenplay for the film Some Like it Hot, which was written by Billy Wilder Some Like It Hot is a 1959 Comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Hallelujah Baby! is a musical with music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden, and libretto
His collaborators included Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Stephen Sondheim, and Bob Merrill, and among the songs in those shows composed by Styne are "I Still Get Jealous," "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," "Just In Time," "The Party's Over," "Make Someone Happy," "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Let Me Entertain You," and "People. Betty Comden ( May 3 1917 November 23 2006) along with Adolph Green (1914 2002 was one-half of the musical duo Comden and Green Adolph Green ( December 2, 1914 October 23, 2002) was an American Lyricist and Playwright who with long-time Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22 1930 is an American musical and film composer and lyricist winner of an Academy Award, multiple Tony Awards (seven Bob Merrill ( May 17 1921 - February 17 1998) was an American Songwriter, theatrical Composer and "
Styne wrote original music for the short-lived, themed amusement park Freedomland U.S.A. which opened on June 19, 1960. Theme park is the generic term for a collection of rides and other Entertainment attractions assembled for the purpose of entertaining a large group Freedomland USA (usually just called Freedomland) was a short-lived themed Amusement park in the Baychester area in the northeastern part of the Events 1179 - The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Styne was elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981, and he was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 1990. The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. Year 1972 ( MCMLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (on the building itself called the John F Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar)