Oscar Hammerstein II Net Worth

Oscar Hammerstein II was born on July 12, 1895 in New York City, NY. With longtime collaborator Richard Rodgers made legendary contributions to American musical theatre.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day July 12, 1895
Birth Place New York City, NY
Age 124 YEARS OLD
Died On Aug 23, 1960 (age 65)
Birth Sign Cancer

💰 Net worth: $10 Million

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About

With longtime collaborator Richard Rodgers made legendary contributions to American musical theatre.

Before Fame

He went to Columbia University and Columbia Law School, but dropped out of law school to embrace theatre full-time. His first musical was Always You from 1921.

Trivia

His first collaboration with Rodgers was a musical adaptation of the play Green Grow the Lilacs. Their adaptation would be called Oklahoma!, opening on Broadway in 1943. They went on to write Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, and many other classics that developed the idea of the songs advancing and establishing the characters in the play.

Family Life

He married Myra Finn on August 22, 1917; they divorced in 1929. He married Dorothy Jacobson on May 13, 1929. He had two children by Myra and one child, Future theatre Director and Producer James Hammerstein, by Dorothy.

Associated With

He also collaborated with Jerome Kern, for which Show Boat from 1927 was their biggest hit.