Stephen Sondheim: Stars Pay Tribute to Legendary Broadway Composer

Elaine Paige, who worked on Broadway with Sondheim in “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd,” called him “one of the most important musical theater giants of his generation.”

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Elaine Paige, who worked on Broadway with Sondheim in “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd,” called him “one of the most important musical theater giants of his generation.”

Stephen Sondheim was hailed as one of the most influential and innovative voices in history of American musical theater by friends and fans following the composer’s death Friday at the age of…

.Sondheim was remembered for his musically challenging works, for his inventive storytelling and his unique approach to crafting stage musicals.Barbra Streisand was quick to comment on social media of her appreciation for the composer behind such Broadway landmarks as “Company,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Follies,” “A Little Night Music,” “Sunday in the Park With George,” “Merrily We Roll Along,” “Into the Wood” and “Assassins.”

“Thank the Lord that Sondheim lived to be 91 years old so he had time to write such wonderful music and GREAT lyrics,” Streisand wrote on Twitter. 

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💔💔😭😭 Adiós maestro!!! “I will miss him very much, but he left a body of work that has taught us, and will keep teaching us, how hard and how absolutely necessary it is to love.” -Spielberg ♡ sondheim 💔💔 Compared to Shakespeare? That's a stretch. 'They all deserve to die Even you, Even I For the lives of the wicked should b made brief For the rest of us death would be relief.' 😷

LOL 'thank the Lord'? Is Streisand a Christian now?

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Sweeney Todd composer and Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim dies aged 91Known as one of the titans in the industry, Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and composed Sweeney Todd

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Stephen Sondheim, Legendary Broadway Songwriter, Dead at 91Stephen Sondheim, the Broadway legend behind shows like 'Into the Woods,' 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Company' and more, died Friday at 91.

Theater Composer Stephen Sondheim Dies At 91The legendary composer died Friday in his Connecticut home, the New York Times reported. Like, do you need to see the body or something? Oh my! He was in the Tik Tik Boom film based on the life of Jonathan Larson. Larson sought and received his approval. RIP. NeloMetaverse 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀 NeloMetaverse 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀 NeloFamily 🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀 nelo 🚀🚀🚀

휴거의 날은 하나님의 자녀가 나타나는 날입니다 RevivalTidalWaves Rest in Peace... An another story will start above the sky uptonbell One of the great privileges of my freelance writing career was having my articles published in The Sondheim Review RIPStephenSondheim