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Oscar Hammerstein II

voc, 1895-1960 US, New York City
Singer / Composer / Producer of Soundtrack
A.k.a. Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein

Prolific US-American songwriter who teamed up with different composers from 1923 to 1943; from 1943 until his death in 1960 he formed a duo with Richard Rodgers. Hammerstein was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. Born July 12, 1895 in New York, NY; died August 23, 1960 in Doylestown, PA. Grandson of Oscar Hammerstein and nephew of Arthur Hammerstein.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
State Fair 1945: It Might As Well Be Spring on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: It's A Grand Night For Singing on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: Isn't It Kinda Fun? on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: Main Title (Our State Fair) on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: All I Owe Ioway on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: That's For Me on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
I Won't Dance on Cheek to Cheek by Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man on Show Boat by Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: That's For Me Reprise on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
State Fair 1945: It's A Grand Night For Singing Reprise on State Fair by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Sound Of Music - The Broadway & London CastsRichard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II2017Compil.
Oklahoma!Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II2016Album
Cinderella (Original Broadway Cast Recording)Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II2013Album
The Sound Of MusicRichard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II2012Album
Carmen JonesOscar Hammerstein II2009Album
Show BoatJerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II2004Album
The King And I (2000 London Cast Recording)Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Elaine Paige, Jason Scott Lee2000Album
The Sound Of Music (The New Broadway Cast Recording)Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II1998Album
Carmen Jones (1943 Original Broadway Cast)Oscar Hammerstein II1998Album
Harold Fielding's London Production Of Show BoatJerome Kern1995Album
Show BoatJerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, P.G. Wodehouse1994Album
The Rodgers & Hammerstein SongbookRichard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II1993Album
Aspects Of The King and I - The Sound Of Music - South PacificRobert Russell Bennett, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II1992Compil.
Oscar Hammerstein II's Carmen Jones: Original London Cast RecordingOscar Hammerstein II, Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez, Sharon Benson, Damon Evans, Michael Austin, Henry Lewis & Carmen Jones1991Album
The Sound Of MusicRichard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, June Bronhill, The Original Australian Cast Of "The Sound Of Music"1988Album
Show Boat (Original 1971 London Cast)Jerome Kern1987Album
Very Warm For MayJerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II1985Album
Fly With MeRichard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Lorenz Hart1980Album
A Collector's Show BoatJerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II1976Album
«Звуки Музыки» - Песни Из КинофильмаRichard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II1972Album
A Xerox Recorded PortraitOscar Hammerstein II In Conversation With Arnold Michaelis1972Album
Show BoatOscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, P.G. Wodehouse1962Album
Excerpts From The Sound Of Music (Original Broadway Cast) No.3Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Mary Martin1959Single
The Sound Of Music (Original Broadway Cast)Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II Present Mary Martin1959Album
Showboat and The Cat And The FiddleJerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach1953Album
Oklahoma!Richard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein II / "Oklahoma!" Orchestra And Chorus Directed By Jay Blackton1943Album
Vocal Gems From OklahomaRichard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein II - Reginald Burston And His OrchestraSingle
The Immortal Melodies Of Show Boat By Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein IIHarry Sosnik And His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter, Robert Russell Bennett, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein IISingle
The Sound Of Music (Original Broadway Cast)Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II Present Mary MartinSingle
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise / One KissSigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein IISingle
Memories Of Broadway (Show Hits By Rogers & Hart & Hammerstein)Rodgers & Hart & Oscar Hammerstein IIAlbum
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