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Frederick Loewe

 1904 - 1988Frederick Loewe

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Works by Frederick Loewe, including his classic musicals in collaboration with Alan Jay Lerner, are published by Warner/Chappell and administered for rental and amateur stage rights by Boosey & Hawkes in the UK, Eire and other European territories. For further information please visit our Warner/Chappell website area.

Frederick (Fritz) Loewe was born in Vienna, son of an operetta tenor * Studied with Busoni and D'Albert * In 1924 travelled with his father to the USA where he tried to earn a living as a pianist and composer * Began writing songs while playing piano in New York restaurants * In 1942 met lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, and they started collaborating on musicals * Success in 1947 with Brigadoon, followed by Paint Your Wagon and My Fair Lady * Lerner & Loewe regarded as one of the most successful artistic pairings in the history of the American musical

Musicals by Lerner & Loewe include:
Brigadoon (1947)
Paint Your Wagon (1951)
Camelot (1960)

Publications of musicals by Lerner & Loewe are available on sale from our online Music Shop.



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