Robert Russell Bennett

Orchestrator, Arranger, Writer
Robert Russell  Bennett

Also known as: Russell Bennett

Male

Born: June 15, 1894
Kansas City, Missouri

Died: August 18, 1981
New York, New York

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - Finian's Rainbow Finian's Rainbow
Oct. 29, 2009 - Jan. 17, 2010
Original Orchestrations
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - South Pacific South Pacific
Apr. 3, 2008 - Aug. 22, 2010
Orchestrations
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Mar. 21, 2002 - Feb. 23, 2003
Original Orchestrations
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Mar. 12, 1998 - Jun. 20, 1999
Original Orchestrations
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Apr. 11, 1996 - Feb. 22, 1998
Music Orchestrator
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Oct. 2, 1994 - Jan. 5, 1997
Music Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Camelot Camelot
Nov. 15, 1981 - Jan. 2, 1982
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - My Fair Lady My Fair Lady
Aug. 18, 1981 - Nov. 29, 1981
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Camelot Camelot
Jul. 8, 1980 - Aug. 23, 1980
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - My Fair Lady My Fair Lady
Mar. 25, 1976 - Feb. 20, 1977
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Rodgers & Hart Rodgers & Hart
May 13, 1975 - Aug. 16, 1975
Additional Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Grass Harp The Grass Harp
Nov. 2, 1971 - Nov. 6, 1971
Additional Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Annie Get Your Gun Annie Get Your Gun
Sep. 21, 1966 - Nov. 26, 1966
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - On a Clear Day You Can See Forever On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Oct. 17, 1965 - Jun. 11, 1966
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Girl Who Came to Supper The Girl Who Came to Supper
Dec. 8, 1963 - Mar. 14, 1964
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Jennie Jennie
Oct. 17, 1963 - Dec. 28, 1963
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Happiest Girl in the World The Happiest Girl in the World
Apr. 3, 1961 - Jun. 24, 1961
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - 13 Daughters 13 Daughters
Mar. 2, 1961 - Mar. 25, 1961
Additional Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Camelot Camelot
Dec. 3, 1960 - Jan. 5, 1963
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Finian's Rainbow
May 23, 1960 - Jun. 1, 1960
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Nov. 16, 1959 - Jun. 15, 1963
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Juno
Mar. 9, 1959 - Mar. 21, 1959
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Redhead Redhead
Feb. 5, 1959 - Mar. 19, 1960
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Flower Drum Song Flower Drum Song
Dec. 1, 1958 - May 7, 1960
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - New Girl in Town New Girl in Town
May 14, 1957 - May 24, 1958
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 Ziegfeld Follies of 1957
Mar. 1, 1957 - Jun. 15, 1957
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Bells Are Ringing Bells Are Ringing
Nov. 29, 1956 - Mar. 7, 1959
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - My Fair Lady My Fair Lady
Mar. 15, 1956 - Sep. 29, 1962
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Pipe Dream Pipe Dream
Nov. 30, 1955 - Jun. 30, 1956
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Finian's Rainbow
May 18, 1955 - May 29, 1955
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
South Pacific
May 4, 1955 - May 15, 1955
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - By the Beautiful Sea By the Beautiful Sea
Apr. 8, 1954 - Nov. 27, 1954
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Three Wishes for Jamie Three Wishes for Jamie
Mar. 21, 1952 - Jun. 7, 1952
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Paris '90 Paris '90
Mar. 4, 1952 - May 17, 1952
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Oklahoma!
May 29, 1951 - Jul. 28, 1951
Music orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Apr. 19, 1951 - Dec. 8, 1951
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Mar. 29, 1951 - Mar. 20, 1954
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Out of This World Out of This World
Dec. 21, 1950 - May 5, 1951
Music Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Great to Be Alive! Great to Be Alive!
Mar. 23, 1950 - May 6, 1950
Music
(Original)
 
    Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Texas, Li'l Darlin' Texas, Li'l Darlin'
Nov. 25, 1949 - Sep. 9, 1950
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - South Pacific South Pacific
Apr. 7, 1949 - Jan. 16, 1954
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - All for Love All for Love
Jan. 22, 1949 - May 7, 1949
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Kiss Me, Kate Kiss Me, Kate
Dec. 30, 1948 - Jul. 28, 1951
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Heaven on Earth Heaven on Earth
Sep. 16, 1948 - Sep. 25, 1948
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sally Sally
May 6, 1948 - Jun. 5, 1948
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Inside U.S.A. Inside U.S.A.
Apr. 30, 1948 - Feb. 19, 1949
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Louisiana Lady
Jun. 2, 1947 - Jun. 4, 1947
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sweethearts Sweethearts
Jan. 21, 1947 - Sep. 27, 1947
Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Finian's Rainbow Finian's Rainbow
Jan. 10, 1947 - Oct. 2, 1948
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - If the Shoe Fits If the Shoe Fits
Dec. 5, 1946 - Dec. 21, 1946
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Happy Birthday Happy Birthday
Oct. 31, 1946 - Mar. 13, 1948
Incidental Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Around the World Around the World
May 31, 1946 - Aug. 3, 1946
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Annie Get Your Gun Annie Get Your Gun
May 16, 1946 - Feb. 12, 1949
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Carmen Jones
Apr. 7, 1946 - May 4, 1946
Music Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Three to Make Ready Three to Make Ready
Mar. 7, 1946 - Dec. 14, 1946
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Jan. 5, 1946 - Jan. 4, 1947
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Carmen Jones
May 2, 1945 - May 19, 1945
New Orchestral Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Seven Lively Arts Seven Lively Arts
Dec. 7, 1944 - May 12, 1945
Music Arrangement
(Original)
 
Rhapsody
Nov. 22, 1944 - Dec. 3, 1944
Additional Lyrics
(Original)
 
    Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Bloomer Girl Bloomer Girl
Oct. 5, 1944 - Apr. 27, 1946
Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Dream with Music
May 18, 1944 - Jun. 10, 1944
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Mexican Hayride Mexican Hayride
Jan. 28, 1944 - Mar. 17, 1945
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Jackpot Jackpot
Jan. 13, 1944 - Mar. 11, 1944
Musical Arrangement
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Carmen Jones Carmen Jones
Dec. 2, 1943 - Feb. 10, 1945
New Orchestral Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Mar. 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Something for the Boys Something for the Boys
Jan. 7, 1943 - Jan. 8, 1944
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Count Me in Count Me in
Oct. 8, 1942 - Nov. 21, 1942
Music Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Best Foot Forward Best Foot Forward
Oct. 1, 1941 - Jul. 4, 1942
Overture
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Panama Hattie Panama Hattie
Oct. 30, 1940 - Jan. 3, 1942
Orchestral Arrangments
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Boys and Girls Together Boys and Girls Together
Oct. 1, 1940 - Mar. 15, 1941
Additional Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Du Barry Was a Lady Du Barry Was a Lady
Dec. 6, 1939 - Dec. 12, 1940
Additional Arrangements
(Original)
 
Very Warm for May
Nov. 17, 1939 - Jan. 6, 1940
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
    Orchestrator
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Show Is On The Show Is On
Dec. 25, 1936 - Oct. 2, 1937
Additional Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Red, Hot and Blue
Oct. 29, 1936 - Apr. 10, 1937
Musical Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Ziegfeld Follies of 1936
Jan. 30, 1936 - Dec. 19, 1936
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - George White's Scandals [1936] George White's Scandals [1936]
Dec. 25, 1935 - Mar. 28, 1936
Orchestration
(Original)
 
May Wine
Dec. 5, 1935 - Jun. 6, 1936
Additional Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Jubilee Jubilee
Oct. 12, 1935 - Mar. 7, 1936
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - At Home Abroad At Home Abroad
Sep. 19, 1935 - Mar. 7, 1936
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Parade Parade
May 20, 1935 - Jun. 22, 1935
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Revenge with Music Revenge with Music
Nov. 28, 1934 - Apr. 27, 1935
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Anything Goes Anything Goes
Nov. 21, 1934 - Nov. 16, 1935
Music Arranger
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Great Waltz The Great Waltz
Sep. 22, 1934 - Sep. 16, 1935
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
    Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Life Begins at 8:40 Life Begins at 8:40
Aug. 27, 1934 - Mar. 16, 1935
Additional Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - All the King's Horses All the King's Horses
Jan. 30, 1934 - May 12, 1934
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Roberta Roberta
Nov. 18, 1933 - Jul. 21, 1934
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hold Your Horses Hold Your Horses
Sep. 25, 1933 - Dec. 9, 1933
Music
(Original)
 
    Lyrics
(Original)
 
    Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Of Thee I Sing
May 15, 1933 - Jun. 10, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Face the Music Face the Music
Jan. 31, 1933 - Feb. 25, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Pardon My English Pardon My English
Jan. 20, 1933 - Feb. 25, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Walk a Little Faster Walk a Little Faster
Dec. 7, 1932 - Mar. 18, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Gay Divorce Gay Divorce
Nov. 29, 1932 - Jul. 1, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Take a Chance Take a Chance
Nov. 26, 1932 - Jul. 1, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Music in the Air Music in the Air
Nov. 8, 1932 - Sep. 16, 1933
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hot-Cha! Hot-Cha!
Mar. 8, 1932 - Jun. 18, 1932
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Face the Music Face the Music
Feb. 17, 1932 - Jul. 9, 1932
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Of Thee I Sing Of Thee I Sing
Dec. 26, 1931 - Jan. 14, 1933
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Laugh Parade The Laugh Parade
Nov. 2, 1931 - May 21, 1932
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Cat and the Fiddle The Cat and the Fiddle
Oct. 15, 1931 - Sep. 24, 1932
Scoring
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Singin' the Blues Singin' the Blues
Sep. 16, 1931 - Oct. 24, 1931
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - America's Sweetheart America's Sweetheart
Feb. 10, 1931 - Jun. 6, 1931
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Girl Crazy Girl Crazy
Oct. 14, 1930 - Jun. 6, 1931
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Heads Up Heads Up
Nov. 11, 1929 - Mar. 15, 1930
Music Arrangements
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sweet Adeline Sweet Adeline
Sep. 3, 1929 - Mar. 22, 1930
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Dec. 27, 1927 - May 4, 1929
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Lucky Lucky
Mar. 22, 1927 - May 21, 1927
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Criss Cross
Oct. 12, 1926 - Apr. 9, 1927
Orchestration
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Queen High Queen High
Sep. 8, 1926 - Jul. 23, 1927
Music Arrangement
(Original)
 
    Orchestration
(Original)
 
Song of the Flame
Dec. 30, 1925 - Jul. 10, 1926
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
The City Chap
Oct. 26, 1925 - Dec. 26, 1925
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Sunny
Sep. 22, 1925 - Dec. 11, 1926
Musical Arrangement
(Original)
 
Ziegfeld Follies of 1925
Jul. 6, 1925 - Sep. 19, 1925
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Lady, Be Good
Dec. 1, 1924 - Sep. 12, 1925
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
The Magnolia Lady
Nov. 25, 1924 - Jan. 3, 1925
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Ziegfeld Follies of 1924
Jun. 24, 1924 - Mar. 7, 1925
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Sitting Pretty
Apr. 8, 1924 - Jun. 28, 1924
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Lollipop
Jan. 21, 1924 - May 31, 1924
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Stepping Stones
Nov. 6, 1923 - Oct. 4, 1924
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Wildflower
Feb. 7, 1923 - Mar. 29, 1924
Music Orchestrations
(Original)
 
The Clinging Vine
Dec. 25, 1922 - Jun. 2, 1923
Orchestrations
(Original)
 
Hamlet
Nov. 16, 1922 - Feb. 9, 1923
Incidental Music
(Original)
 
 

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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2008 Special Tony Award South Pacific Winner
1957 Special Award Winner
 
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