RICHARD ADLER - MANUSCRIPT MUSICAL QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 181989
RICHARD ADLER From Pajama Game - Adler signs Musical Quote! Manuscript Musical Quotation signed: "Richard Adler", 1p, 5x3 card. Three bars of music from "Hey There", words & music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross from the Broadway musical Pajama Game, winner of the 1955 Tony Award for Best Musical.
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From Pajama Game - Adler signs Musical Quote!
Manuscript Musical Quotation signed: "Richard Adler", 1p, 5x3 card. Three bars of music from "Hey There", words & music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross from the Broadway musical Pajama Game, winner of the 1955 Tony Award for Best Musical. Words written beneath music: "Hey There,-You with the stars in your eyes." Composer and lyricist Richard Adler (1921-2012), the son of composer and pianist Clarence Adler, won Tony Awards in 1955 for The Pajama Game and in 1956 for Damn Yankees!, which were honored with Tonys for Best Musical, and he was nominated for a Tony as Best Composer for Kwamina in 1962. Adler, who also nominated for the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1998 for Damn Yankees!, began his career as a jingle writer before teaming up with Jerry Ross, with whom he wrote the song, "Rags to Riches", as well as the Tony Award-winning musicals. His hit songs include "You Gotta Have Heart", which was the title of his 1990 autobiography, "Hey There (You With the Stars in Your Eyes)", "Hernando's Hideaway", "Whatever Lola Wants" and "Everybody Loves a Lover", which have sold millions of copies worldwide and earned him an induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1984). Adler, who has also written four Pulitzer Prize-nominated symphonic works, ballets, TV musicals and award-winning commercials, also staged a number of celebrity events during the administrations of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, including Marilyn Monroe's famed singing of "Happy Birthday" to JFK. The father of Christopher Adler (1954-1984), who also wrote for Broadway, Adler was married to actress Sally Ann Howes from 1958-1966Notes on verso, unknown hand, no show through. Fine condition.
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