Claude-Michel Schonberg

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Birthday
6, 1944
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
France

About

Musical theatre composer, producer and songwriter whose 1989 production of Miss Saigon was nominated for ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for his work on the song "Suddenly" from the 2012 film version of Les Miserables.

Before Fame

He was born in Vannes and got his start as an actor in productions like 1972's La Revolution Francaise.

Trivia

His production of Miss Saigon set a record for advance ticket sales, surpassing $24 in earnings before its premiere.

Family Life

He has been married to news anchor Beatrice Schonberg and ballerina Charlotte Talbot.

Associated With

He produced the musical Miss Saigon, which starred actor Jonathan Pryce .