George Forrest

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Birthday
31, 1915
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 10, 1999 (84)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1915
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 10, 1999 (84)

About

Composer known for his musical theater songs and lyrics. He is best remembered for his work on the Tony Award-winning musical Kismet.

Before Fame

His earliest musical theater works include Song of Norway, Gypsy Lady, and Magdalena.

Trivia

He collaborated throughout his career with fellow songwriter and lyricist Robert Wright.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York City.

Associated With

He received the American Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers' Richard Rodgers Award for lifetime achievement in musical theater.

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