Andrew Lloyd Webber

  • the right honourable

    the lord lloyd-webber
    2008-11-15 Эндрю Ллойд Уэббер.jpeg
    lloyd webber in 2008
    born
    andrew lloyd webber

    (1948-03-22) 22 march 1948 (age 71)
    kensington, london, england
    nationalitybritish
    education
    • westminster school
    • magdalen college, oxford
    • royal college of music
    occupation
    • composer
    • songwriter
    • theatre director
    • television personality
    • businessman
    years active1965–present
    notable work
    • joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat (1968)
    • jesus christ superstar (1970)
    • evita (1976)
    • cats (1981)
    • the phantom of the opera (1986)
    • school of rock (2015 musical)
    net worth£820 million (2019 estimate)[1]
    spouse(s)
    • sarah hugill
      (m. 1971; div. 1983)
    • sarah brightman
      (m. 1984; div. 1990)
    • madeleine gurdon (m. 1991)
    children5, including imogen lloyd webber
    parent(s)william lloyd webber
    jean johnstone
    relativesjulian lloyd webber (brother)
    awards
    • emmy award
    • grammy awards (4)
    • oscar
    • tony awards (6)
    • golden globe, best original song (1996)
    • olivier awards (8, 1978–2018, incl.
       society of london theatre special award
       and lifetime achievement award)
    • ivor novello awards (14)
    • hollywood walk of fame (1993)
    • praemium imperiale (1995)
    • songwriter's hall of fame (1995)
    • american theatre hall of fame (2009)
    member of the house of lords
    in office
    25 february 1997 – 17 october 2017
    personal details
    political partyconservative
    websitewww.andrewlloydwebber.com

    andrew lloyd webber, baron lloyd-webber (born 22 march 1948)[2] is an english composer and impresario of musical theatre.[3] several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the west end and on broadway. he has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a latin requiem mass. several of his songs have been widely recorded and were successful outside of their parent musicals, such as "the music of the night" and "all i ask of you" from the phantom of the opera, "i don't know how to love him" from jesus christ superstar, "don't cry for me, argentina" from evita, "any dream will do" from joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat, and "memory" from cats. in 2001 the new york times referred to him as "the most commercially successful composer in history".[4] the daily telegraph ranked him the "fifth most powerful person in british culture" in 2008, with lyricist don black writing "andrew more or less single-handedly reinvented the musical."[5]

    he has received a number of awards, including a knighthood in 1992, followed by a peerage from queen elizabeth ii for services to the arts, six tonys, three grammys (as well as the grammy legend award), an academy award, fourteen ivor novello awards, seven olivier awards, a golden globe, a brit award, the 2006 kennedy center honors, the 2008 classic brit award for outstanding contribution to music, and an emmy award.[6][7][8] he is one of fifteen people to have won an oscar, an emmy, a grammy, and a tony.[9] he has a star on the hollywood walk of fame, is an inductee into the songwriter's hall of fame, and is a fellow of the british academy of songwriters, composers, and authors.[10]

    his company, the really useful group, is one of the largest theatre operators in london. producers in several parts of the uk have staged productions, including national tours, of the lloyd webber musicals under licence from the really useful group. lloyd webber is also the president of the arts educational schools london, a performing arts school located in chiswick, west london. he is involved in a number of charitable activities, including the elton john aids foundation, nordoff robbins, prostate cancer uk and war child. in 1992 he set up the andrew lloyd webber foundation which supports the arts, culture and heritage in the uk.[11]

  • early life
  • professional career
  • accusations of plagiarism
  • personal life
  • honours
  • awards
  • shows
  • film adaptations
  • other works
  • discography
  • see also
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The Lord Lloyd-Webber
2008-11-15 Эндрю Ллойд Уэббер.jpeg
Lloyd Webber in 2008
Born
Andrew Lloyd Webber

(1948-03-22) 22 March 1948 (age 71)
Kensington, London, England
NationalityBritish
Education
Occupation
  • Composer
  • songwriter
  • theatre director
  • television personality
  • businessman
Years active1965–present
Notable work
Net worth£820 million (2019 estimate)[1]
Spouse(s)
Children5, including Imogen Lloyd Webber
Parent(s)William Lloyd Webber
Jean Johnstone
RelativesJulian Lloyd Webber (brother)
Awards
Member of the House of Lords
In office
25 February 1997 – 17 October 2017
Personal details
Political partyConservative
Websitewww.andrewlloydwebber.com

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948)[2] is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.[3] Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. Several of his songs have been widely recorded and were successful outside of their parent musicals, such as "The Music of the Night" and "All I Ask of You" from The Phantom of the Opera, "I Don't Know How to Love Him" from Jesus Christ Superstar, "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" from Evita, "Any Dream Will Do" from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and "Memory" from Cats. In 2001 The New York Times referred to him as "the most commercially successful composer in history".[4] The Daily Telegraph ranked him the "fifth most powerful person in British culture" in 2008, with lyricist Don Black writing "Andrew more or less single-handedly reinvented the musical."[5]

He has received a number of awards, including a knighthood in 1992, followed by a peerage from Queen Elizabeth II for services to the Arts, six Tonys, three Grammys (as well as the Grammy Legend Award), an Academy Award, fourteen Ivor Novello Awards, seven Olivier Awards, a Golden Globe, a Brit Award, the 2006 Kennedy Center Honors, the 2008 Classic Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, and an Emmy Award.[6][7][8] He is one of fifteen people to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony.[9] He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is an inductee into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, and is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors.[10]

His company, the Really Useful Group, is one of the largest theatre operators in London. Producers in several parts of the UK have staged productions, including national tours, of the Lloyd Webber musicals under licence from the Really Useful Group. Lloyd Webber is also the president of the Arts Educational Schools London, a performing arts school located in Chiswick, West London. He is involved in a number of charitable activities, including the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Nordoff Robbins, Prostate Cancer UK and War Child. In 1992 he set up the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation which supports the arts, culture and heritage in the UK.[11]

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