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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is the composer of some of the world’s best-known musicals including Cats, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera (which celebrated its 30th anniversary on Broadway this year) and Sunset Boulevard.

When Sunset Boulevard joined School of Rock—The Musical, Cats and Phantom on Broadway in February 2017 he became the only person to equal the record set in 1953 by Rodgers and Hammerstein with four shows running concurrently.  

As well as The Phantom Of The Opera and Cats his productions include the groundbreaking Bombay Dreams, which introduced the double Oscar-winning Bollywood composer AR Rahman to the Western stage.

As a composer and producer, Lloyd Webber is one of an elite group of artists to have achieved EGOT status by receiving an Emmy, four Grammys including Best Contemporary Classical Composition for Requiem, his setting of the Latin Requiem mass, an Oscar and eight Tony Awards including the 2018 Special Tony for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. Additionally, he has been honored with seven Oliviers, a Golden Globe, the Praemium Imperiale, the Richard Rodgers Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre, a BASCA Fellowship, and the Kennedy Center Honor.

He owns seven London theatres including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and the London Palladium.   

He is passionate about the importance of music in education and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has become one of Britain’s leading charities supporting the arts and music. In 2016 the Foundation funded a major new national initiative which endowed the American Theatre Wing with a $1.3 million, three-year grant to support theatre education opportunities for young people and public schools across the U.S.

He was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in 1992 and created a life peer in 1997.

To mark his 70th birthday, his bestselling autobiography Unmasked was published by HarperCollins in March 2018.

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Songs include

“All I Ask of You,” The Phantom of the Opera

“Another Suitcase in Another Hall,” Evita

“Any Dream Will Do,” Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

“Anything But Lonely,” Aspects of Love

“As If We Never Said Goodbye,” Sunset Boulevard

“Buenos Aires,” Evita

“Close Every Door,” Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

“Don’t Cry For Me Argentina,” Evita

“Everything’s Alright,” Jesus Christ Superstar

“Gethsemane,” Jesus Christ Superstar

“Half a Moment,” By Jeeves

“I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” Jesus Christ Superstar

“Let Us Love in Peace,” The Beautiful Game

“Love Changes Everything,” Aspects of Love

“Love Never Dies,” Love Never Dies

“Memory,” Cats

“No Matter What,” Whistle Down the Wind

“Oh, What a Circus,” Evita

“Pie Jesu,” Requiem

“Seeing Is Believing,” Aspects of Love

“Starlight Express,” Starlight Express

“Stick It to the Man,” School of Rock

“Sunset Boulevard,” Sunset Boulevard

“Superstar,” Jesus Christ Superstar

“Take That Look Off Your Face,” Tell Me on a Sunday

“Tell Me on a Sunday,” Tell Me on a Sunday

“The Music of the Night,” The Phantom of the Opera

“The Perfect Year,” Sunset Boulevard

“The Phantom of the Opera,” The Phantom of the Opera

“Think of Me,” The Phantom of the Opera

“Unexpected Song,” Tell Me on a Sunday

“What’s The Buzz?,” Jesus Christ Superstar

“Where Did the Rock Go?,” School of Rock

“Whistle Down the Wind,” Whistle Down the Wind

“Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again,” The Phantom of the Opera

“With One Look,” Sunset Boulevard

“You’re in the Band,” School of Rock

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