Moose Charlap

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Birthday
19, 1928
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 8, 1974 (45)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1928
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 8, 1974 (45)

About

Broadway composer who was best known for his work on musicals like Peter Pan, Whoop-Up, and The Conquering Hero. Peter Pan originally starred Mary Martin and Cyril Ritchard.

Before Fame

He collaborated on Peter Pan with Carolyn Leigh, Jerome Robbins, Jule Styne, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green.

Trivia

He composed for the film musical Hans Brinker, which featured his wife's singing voice for actress Eleanor Parker.

Family Life

His birth name was Mark Charlap. He was born in Philadelphia. He was married to singer Sandy Stewart, known for the hit song "My Coloring Book" from 1962.

Associated With

His son was renowned jazz pianist Bill Charlap.