Andrew Lloyd Webber Biography

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born March 22, 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. He has arguably been the most popular theatre composer of the late 20th century, with multiple showpieces which have run for more than a decade both on Broadway and in the West End. Throughout his career he has produced 16 musicals, 2 film scores, and a Latin requiem mass.

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He has also accumulated a number of honors, including seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Oscar, an International Emmy, six Olivier Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. Several of his songs, notably "I Don't Know How to Love Him" from Jesus Christ Superstar, "Don't Cry For Me, Argentina" from Evita, "Memory" from Cats, and "The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals.

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Nicole Scherzinger game for musical

    Updated On : Mar 26,2018   11:20 am
London, March 26 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Nicole Scherzinger says she wants to write a musical with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. View More..

Clinton gets standing ovation from Broadway audience

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   1:40 am
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Hillary Clinton has received a standing ovation Wednesday night at the Broadway musical "Sunset Boulevard", which stars actress Glenn Close and features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. View More..

A.R. Rahman in Oscar race again

    Updated On : Dec 14,2016   2:10 pm
Los Angeles, Dec 14 (IANS) It could be a twin win for Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman once again at the Academy Awards as his work for "Pele: Birth of a Legend" has found a spot in an initial list of Oscar contenders for the year. View More..

Andrew Lloyd Webber slams 'Katdashians' musical

    Updated On : Jun 29,2016   1:26 am
London, June 29 (IANS) English composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has lashed out at the "Katdashians" off-Broadway musical for using songs from his show "Cats". View More..

Tom Hooper to direct 'Cats' movie

    Updated On : May 06,2016   5:28 pm
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Tom Hooper will direct and produce a movie adaptation of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats". View More..

Cat-astrophe: A few 'purr-fect' characters from fiction (Column: Bookends)

    Updated On : Apr 10,2016   10:18 am
From the Neolithic age to the Internet era, no other animal species has had such a major presence in human culture, spanning religions, proverbs, fairytales, literature (everything from allegory to science fiction to poetry), cartoons, musicals, science and even social media, as this small, furry, charming but independent-minded mammal. And cats have even left man's best (animal) friend behind. View More..

Don't want my music to be bigger than a movie: A.R. Rahman

    Updated On : Nov 25,2015   12:12 pm
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) His tunes and tracks have popularised him across the world, but Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says he doesn't want his compositions to be bigger than a film itself. View More..

Documentary on A. R. Rahman to premiere on October 26

    Updated On : Oct 14,2015   5:06 pm
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) "Jai Ho", a 90-minute documentary tracing the journey of music maestro A. R. Rahman, is all set to premiere on October 26 on Discovery channel. View More..

'Beyond Bollywood' shows India's folk culture: Composer Salim Merchant

    Updated On : Apr 07,2015   7:08 pm
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) Composer Salim Merchant, of the hit Bollywood duo Salim-Sulaiman, on Tuesday said the Indian musical "Beyond Bollywood" which premieres in London's West End in May is not limited to Bollywood and gives more importance to Indian folk music and dance. View More..

Grandmother makes Nicole Scherzinger emotional

    Updated On : Feb 02,2015   5:20 am
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Nicole Scherzinger couldn't hide her emotions when her grandmother travelled from Hawaii to see the singer performing in the West End show "Cats" here. View More..

Nicole Scherzinger set for West End debut

    Updated On : Sep 30,2014   12:50 pm
London, Sep 30 (IANS) American singer Nicole Scherzinger is set to make her West End theatre debut in a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical "Cats". View More..

Beckhams not involved in tax avoidance scheme: Representative

    Updated On : Jul 09,2014   6:44 pm
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Victoria and David Beckham have been linked to an alleged tax avoidance scheme, but their representative has denied the allegation insisting they have always paid their dues "in full". View More..