German-born American composer Frederick "Fritz" Loewe (1904-1988). His father starred in musical theater throughout Europe and the Americas. While perphaps pointing Fritz toward a musical career, his prolonged absences meant that the young man was forced to be a cadet in Prussian military school. Loewe is best remembered for his musical collaborations with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, with such Broadway successes as Brigadoon, My Fair Lady, and Camelot. The two also produced the multi-Oscar winner Gigi.
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Official site of the Frederick Loewe Society. Includes biography, photographs, details of shows, message board, links, and Foundation information.
Entry at Wikipedia with information on noted stage works and Lerner collaboration.
Filmography noting original scores, Broadway adaptations, use of songs, noted on-camera appearances, awards, and links from the Internet Movie Database.
Find a Grave listing with portrait photograph, picture of marker, and brief biography.
Biographical information, internal links, and numerous audio sample in WMV and RM formats.
Official credits, biographical information, awards and nominations, and play details from the Internet Broadway Database.
Intertwined biographical information for him and Alan Jay Lerner from the Kennedy Center with photograph of the pair.
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