Oscar Hammerstein II

Writer, Director, Producer, Source Material
Oscar Hammerstein II

Also known as: Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein

Male

Member of
Rodgers & Hammerstein

Born: July 12, 1895
New York, New York

Died: August 23, 1960
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

 

Roles

The King and I
Apr. 16, 2015
Lyrics
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    Book
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Playbill Cover - Cinderella Cinderella
Mar. 3, 2013 - Jan. 3, 2015
Lyrics
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Who's Who
    Original Book
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - South Pacific South Pacific
Apr. 3, 2008 - Aug. 22, 2010
Lyrics
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Who's Who
    Book
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Lovemusik Lovemusik
May 3, 2007 - Jun. 24, 2007
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Barbara Cook's Broadway! Barbara Cook's Broadway!
Mar. 28, 2004 - Apr. 18, 2004
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Never Gonna Dance Never Gonna Dance
Dec. 4, 2003 - Feb. 15, 2004
Featured Songs with Lyrics
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Flower Drum Song Flower Drum Song
Oct. 17, 2002 - Mar. 16, 2003
Based on the Original Book by
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Who's Who
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Mar. 21, 2002 - Feb. 23, 2003
Lyrics
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Who's Who
    Book
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Elaine Stritch at Liberty Elaine Stritch at Liberty
Feb. 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Matters of the Heart Matters of the Heart
Nov. 13, 2000 - Dec. 17, 2000
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Swing! Swing!
Dec. 9, 1999 - Jan. 14, 2001
Featured Songs ("I Won't Dance")
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Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Mar. 12, 1998 - Jun. 20, 1999
Lyrics
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Apr. 11, 1996 - Feb. 22, 1998
Book
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Who's Who
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Who's Who
    Music
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - State Fair State Fair
Mar. 27, 1996 - Jun. 30, 1996
Lyrics
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Who's Who
    Based on the screenplay by
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Paul Robeson Paul Robeson
Dec. 20, 1995 - Dec. 31, 1995
Featured Songs with Lyrics ("Ol' Man River")
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Something Wonderful
Jul. 12, 1995 - Jul. 12, 1995
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Oct. 2, 1994 - Jan. 5, 1997
Book
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Playbill Cover - Carousel Carousel
Mar. 24, 1994 - Jan. 15, 1995
Lyrics
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Who's Who
    Book
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - A Grand Night for Singing A Grand Night for Singing
Nov. 17, 1993 - Jan. 1, 1994
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Jerome Robbins' Broadway Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Feb. 26, 1989 - Sep. 1, 1990
Featured Songs with Lyrics ("The King and I")
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    Additional text ("The King and I")
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Playbill Cover - Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
Apr. 15, 1987 - Apr. 26, 1987
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood
Jan. 23, 1986 - Feb. 1, 1986
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Jan. 7, 1985 - Jun. 30, 1985
Book
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Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Apr. 24, 1983 - Jun. 26, 1983
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Dec. 13, 1979 - Aug. 24, 1980
Book
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Playbill Cover - The American Dance Machine The American Dance Machine
Jun. 14, 1978 - Dec. 3, 1978
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Dancin' Dancin'
Mar. 27, 1978 - Jun. 27, 1982
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
May 2, 1977 - Dec. 30, 1978
Book
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Playbill Cover - Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
Apr. 14, 1975 - Jun. 22, 1975
Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - The Desert Song The Desert Song
Sep. 5, 1973 - Sep. 16, 1973
Book
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Playbill Cover - A Celebration of Richard Rodgers A Celebration of Richard Rodgers
Mar. 26, 1972 - Mar. 26, 1972
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Nov. 16, 1959 - Jun. 15, 1963
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Playbill Cover - Flower Drum Song Flower Drum Song
Dec. 1, 1958 - May 7, 1960
Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein
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Carousel
Sep. 11, 1957 - Sep. 29, 1957
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Playbill Cover - Pipe Dream Pipe Dream
Nov. 30, 1955 - Jun. 30, 1956
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Rodgers & Hammerstein
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South Pacific
May 4, 1955 - May 15, 1955
Lyrics
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Carousel
Jun. 2, 1954 - Aug. 8, 1954
Book
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Show Boat
May 5, 1954 - May 16, 1954
Lyrics
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Oklahoma!
Aug. 31, 1953 - Oct. 3, 1953
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Playbill Cover - Me and Juliet Me and Juliet
May 28, 1953 - Apr. 3, 1954
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Playbill Cover - Music in the Air Music in the Air
Oct. 8, 1951 - Nov. 24, 1951
Director
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Oklahoma!
May 29, 1951 - Jul. 28, 1951
Book
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Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Mar. 29, 1951 - Mar. 20, 1954
Book
(Original)
 
    Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein
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Playbill Cover - Burning Bright Burning Bright
Oct. 18, 1950 - Oct. 28, 1950
Producer
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Playbill Cover - The Happy Time The Happy Time
Jan. 24, 1950 - Jul. 14, 1951
Producer
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Playbill Cover - South Pacific South Pacific
Apr. 7, 1949 - Jan. 16, 1954
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Carousel
Feb. 22, 1949 - Mar. 5, 1949
Book
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Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Sep. 7, 1948 - Sep. 19, 1948
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Playbill Cover - Allegro Allegro
Oct. 10, 1947 - Jul. 10, 1948
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Playbill Cover - John Loves Mary John Loves Mary
Feb. 4, 1947 - Feb. 7, 1948
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Playbill Cover - Happy Birthday Happy Birthday
Oct. 31, 1946 - Mar. 13, 1948
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Annie Get Your Gun Annie Get Your Gun
May 16, 1946 - Feb. 12, 1949
Producer
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Carmen Jones
Apr. 7, 1946 - May 4, 1946
Libretto
(Original)
 
The Desert Song
Jan. 8, 1946 - Feb. 16, 1946
Libretto
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Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Jan. 5, 1946 - Jan. 4, 1947
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Carousel Carousel
Apr. 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947
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Playbill Cover - I Remember Mama I Remember Mama
Oct. 19, 1944 - Jun. 29, 1946
Producer
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The New Moon
May 17, 1944 - Jun. 24, 1944
Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Carmen Jones Carmen Jones
Dec. 2, 1943 - Feb. 10, 1945
Book
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Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Mar. 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948
Lyrics
(Original)
 
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The New Moon
Aug. 18, 1942 - Sep. 6, 1942
Book
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Playbill Cover - Sunny River Sunny River
Dec. 4, 1941 - Jan. 3, 1942
Director
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Very Warm for May
Nov. 17, 1939 - Jan. 6, 1940
Direction of Book
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Glorious Morning
Nov. 26, 1938 - Dec. 3, 1938
Producer
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Where Do We Go from Here?
Nov. 15, 1938 - Nov. 26, 1938
Producer
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Playbill Cover - Knights of Song Knights of Song
Oct. 17, 1938 - Oct. 29, 1938
Staging
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Playbill Cover - Hellzapoppin Hellzapoppin
Sep. 22, 1938 - Dec. 17, 1941
Featured Songs with Lyrics
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May Wine
Dec. 5, 1935 - Jun. 6, 1936
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Music in the Air Music in the Air
Nov. 8, 1932 - Sep. 16, 1933
Book
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Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
May 19, 1932 - Oct. 22, 1932
Book
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East Wind
Oct. 27, 1931 - Nov. 14, 1931
Staging
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Free for All
Sep. 8, 1931 - Sep. 19, 1931
Book
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The Gang's All Here
Feb. 18, 1931 - Mar. 9, 1931
Staging
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Playbill Cover - Ballyhoo of 1930 Ballyhoo of 1930
Dec. 22, 1930 - Feb. 21, 1931
Additional Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Sweet Adeline Sweet Adeline
Sep. 3, 1929 - Mar. 22, 1930
Lyrics
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    Book
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Playbill Cover - A Night in Venice A Night in Venice
May 21, 1929 - Oct. 19, 1929
Featured Song Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Rainbow Rainbow
Nov. 21, 1928 - Dec. 15, 1928
Staging
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Playbill Cover - The New Moon The New Moon
Sep. 19, 1928 - Dec. 14, 1929
Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Good Boy Good Boy
Sep. 5, 1928 - Apr. 13, 1929
Book
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Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Dec. 27, 1927 - May 4, 1929
Book
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Playbill Cover - Golden Dawn Golden Dawn
Nov. 30, 1927 - May 5, 1928
Book
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Rose-Marie
Jan. 24, 1927 - Mar. 5, 1927
Book
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The Desert Song
Nov. 30, 1926 - Jan. 7, 1928
Book
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The Wild Rose
Oct. 20, 1926 - Dec. 11, 1926
Book
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Song of the Flame
Dec. 30, 1925 - Jul. 10, 1926
Lyrics
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Sunny
Sep. 22, 1925 - Dec. 11, 1926
Book
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Rose-Marie
Sep. 2, 1924 - Jan. 16, 1926
Book
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New Toys
Feb. 18, 1924 - Mar. 8, 1924
Writer
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Gypsy Jim
Jan. 14, 1924 - Feb. 25, 1924
Writer
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Mary Jane Mckane
Dec. 25, 1923 - May 3, 1924
Book
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Wildflower
Feb. 7, 1923 - Mar. 29, 1924
Book
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Queen o' Hearts
Oct. 10, 1922 - Nov. 11, 1922
Lyrics
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Daffy Dill
Aug. 22, 1922 - Oct. 21, 1922
Book
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Jimmie
Nov. 17, 1920 - Jan. 15, 1921
Book
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Tickle Me
Aug. 17, 1920 - Feb. 12, 1921
Book
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Always You
Jan. 5, 1920 - Feb. 28, 1920
Book
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Awards


New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1951 Best Musical The King and I Nominee
1949 Best Musical South Pacific Winner
1946 Best Musical Carousel Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama South Pacific Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1996 Original Score State Fair Nominee
1950 Musical South Pacific Winner
1950 Author of a Musical South Pacific Winner
1950 Producer of a Musical South Pacific Winner
 
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