John Kander

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Birthday
18, 1927
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1927 (age 92)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Composed numerous musicals, including Cabaret and Chicago with Fred Ebb.

Before Fame

He earned his Master's degree at Columbia University where he was mentored by Douglas Moore and Jack Beeson.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.

Family Life

He was born into the assimilated Jewish family of Bernice and Harold S. Kander who were residing in Kansas City, Missouri, at the time.

Associated With

He composed the dance music for Gypsy after impressing choreographer Jerome Robbins at auditions.