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Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Adelphi Theatre is a London West End theatre, located on the Strand in the City of Westminster.
Sir Alan Ayckbourn, (born 12 April 1939) is a prolific English playwright and director.
Sir Alan William Parker (born 14 February 1944) is an English film director, producer and screenwriter.
Alexander Igoryevich Rybak (born 13 May 1986) is a Belarusian-Norwegian singer-composer, violinist, pianist and actor.
"All I Ask of You" is a song from the English musical The Phantom of the Opera, between characters Christine Daaé and Raoul, originally played on stage by Sarah Brightman and Steve Barton, respectively.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
The American Theater Hall of Fame in New York City was founded in 1972.
"Amigos Para Siempre (Friends for Life)" or "Amics per sempre" is a song written for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.
This page lists notable US and UK albums, singles and compilations which feature music written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, alongside their release dates.
Anggun Cipta Sasmi (born 29 April 1974) is an Indonesian and French-naturalised singer-songwriter.
"Any Dream Will Do" is a popular song written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for the 1968 musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Any Dream Will Do, is a 2007 talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom.
The Apollo Victoria Theatre is a West End theatre on Wilton Road in the Westminster district of London, across from London Victoria Station.
Arts Educational Schools, London, commonly known as ArtsEd is an independent performing arts school based in Chiswick in the London Borough of Hounslow.
Aspects of Love is a musical with a book and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.
The Belfast Telegraph is a daily newspaper published in Belfast, Northern Ireland, by Independent News & Media.
Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
Samuel "Billy" Wilder (June 22, 1906March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose career spanned more than five decades.
Bochum (Westphalian: Baukem) is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and part of the Arnsberg region.
Bombay Dreams is a Bollywood-themed musical, with music by A. R. Rahman, lyrics by Don Black and the book by Meera Syal and Thomas Meehan, originally produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Boyzone are an Irish boy band.
The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.
The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors (BASCA) is one of the largest professional associations for music writers in Europe and exists to support, protect and campaign for the interests of songwriters, lyricists and composers.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
The Broadway Theatre (formerly Universal's Colony Theatre, B.S. Moss' Broadway Theatre, Earl Carroll's Broadway Theatre, and Ciné Roma) is a Broadway theatre located in midtown Manhattan.
By Jeeves, originally Jeeves, is a 1975 musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn, based on the novels of P. G. Wodehouse.
Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the early to mid-19th century and eventually spread to the rest of the Caribbean Antilles and Venezuela by the mid-20th century.
A cantata (literally "sung", past participle feminine singular of the Italian verb cantare, "to sing") is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment, typically in several movements, often involving a choir.
Cats is a sung-through British musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, and produced by Cameron Mackintosh.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Charles Hart (born 3 June 1961) is a British lyricist, songwriter and musician.
BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity.
Christopher Moyles (born 22 February 1974) is an English radio and television presenter, author, and presenter of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X. Previously he has presented The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 from 2004 to 2012 and Chris Moyles' Quiz Night between 2009 and 2012 on Channel 4.
Christine Daaé is a fictional character and the female protagonist of Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel The Phantom of the Opera and of the various adaptations of the work.
Christopher James Hampton, CBE, FRSL (born 26 January 1946) is a British playwright, screenwriter, translator and film director.
The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.
The Classic BRIT Awards (previously Classical BRIT Awards) are an annual awards ceremony held in the United Kingdom covering aspects of classical and crossover music, and are the equivalent of pop music's Brit Awards.
The Clavinova is a long-running line of premium digital pianos created by the Yamaha Corporation.
A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.
Concert for Diana was a benefit concert held at the newly built Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom in honour of Diana, Princess of Wales, on 1 July 2007, which would have been her 46th birthday.
Connie Fisher (born 17 June 1983) is a British actress, singer and tv presenter, who won the BBC One talent contest, How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? On 15 November 2006, she opened to excellent reviews in the part of Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music in the West End, London on a six-month contract, which was extended until 23 February 2008.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Cricket, also called Cricket (Hearts and Wickets), is a short musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
The culture of the United Kingdom is influenced by the UK's history as a developed state, a liberal democracy and a great power; its predominantly Christian religious life; and its composition of four countries—England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism.
Danielle Hope (born 26 April 1992) is an English actress and singer.
Dave Benton (born 31 January 1951, birth name Efrén Eugene Benita) is a pop musician from Aruba who lives in Estonia.
David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger.
David Garnett (9 March 1892 – 17 February 1981) was a British writer and publisher.
David Yazbek (born 1961) is an American writer, musician, composer, and lyricist.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Denise van Outen (born Denise Kathleen Outen; 27 May 1974) is an English actress, singer, dancer and presenter.
Diana, Princess of Wales (born Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was a member of the British royal family.
Diane Eve Warren (born September 7, 1956) is an American songwriter.
Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music.
Don Black, (born 21 June 1938) is an English lyricist.
"Don't Cry for Me Argentina" is a song recorded by Julie Covington for the 1976 concept album, Evita, and was later included in the 1978 musical of the same name.
Dorothy Gale is a fictional character created by L. Frank Baum as the main protagonist in many of his ''Oz'' novels.
The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions.
Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
Eamonn Andrews, CBE (19 December 1922 – 5 November 1987) was an Irish radio and television presenter, employed primarily in the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green (occasionally referred to as just Ecchinswell and Sydmonton) is a civil parish within the district of Basingstoke and Deane in Hampshire, United Kingdom.
"Echoes" is a composition by Pink Floyd including fully extended instrumental passages, continuous sound effects, and musical improvisation.
Elaine Paige (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
The Elton John AIDS Foundation is a nonprofit organization, established by rock musician Sir Elton John in 1992 in the United States and 1993 in the United Kingdom to support innovative HIV prevention, education programs, direct care and support services to people living with HIV.
Erik (also known as The Phantom of the Opera, commonly referred to as The Phantom) is the title character from Gaston Leroux's novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra (1910), best known to English speakers as The Phantom of the Opera.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the 54th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2012 was the 57th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
Eva María Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on the 1976 concept album of the same name produced by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, which also inspired a 1978 musical.
Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics and book by Tim Rice.
"Fairytale" is a song written and composed by Belarusian-Norwegian violinist/singer Alexander Rybak, and the first single from Rybak's debut album Fairytales.
Fethard (archival records) exists in County Tipperary, Ireland and has been there since founded by people a long time ago.
A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.
Frederick Loewe (originally German Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe; June 10, 1901 – February 14, 1988), was an Austrian-American composer.
Gaita-Lurdes Essami (Гайта-Лурдес Ессамі), better known under stage name Gaitana (Гайтана), born on 24 March 1979 in Kiev), is a Ukrainian singer and songwriter of Ukrainian and Congolese descent., Kyiv Post (24 February 2012) Her music combines elements of jazz, funk, soul, and folk music. Gaitana represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was an Irish rock guitarist.
Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 186815 April 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction.
Glenn Slater (born 1968) is an American lyricist who collaborates with Alan Menken and other musical theatre composers.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song was awarded for the first time in 1962 and has been awarded annually since 1965 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was first awarded in 1961.
The Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album has been awarded since 1959.
The Grammy Legend Award, or the Grammy Living Legend Award, is a special award of merit given to recording artists by the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
Grease: You're the One That I Want! is an NBC reality television series designed to cast the lead roles of Sandy Dumbrowski and Danny Zuko in a $10 million Broadway revival of the musical Grease to be directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall.
The guinea was a coin of approximately one quarter ounce of gold that was minted in Great Britain between 1663 and 1814.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Harold Smith Prince (born January 30, 1928) is an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century.
Henry Krieger (born February 9, 1945 in New York City) is an American musical theatre composer.
Her Majesty's Theatre is a West End theatre situated on Haymarket in the City of Westminster, London.
Herbert Chappell (born 1934) is a British conductor, composer and film-maker, best known for his television scores.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? is a British reality television talent show that documented the search for an undiscovered musical theatre performer to play the role of Maria von Trapp in the 2006 Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Ian stage production of The Sound of Music.
"I Don't Know How to Love Him" is a song from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics), a torch ballad sung by the character of Mary Magdalene.
I'd Do Anything was a 2008 talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom and broadcast on BBC One.
Ian Robins Dury (12 May 1942 – 27 March 2000) was an English singer-songwriter and actor who rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music.
Imogen Anne Lloyd Webber (born 31 March 1977) is a British broadcaster and author.
An impresario (from the Italian impresa, "an enterprise or undertaking") is a person who organizes and often finances concerts, plays, or operas, performing a role similar to that of an artist manager or a film or television producer.
"It's My Time", is a song sung by Jade Ewen and was the British entry for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Moscow, Russia, in May 2009.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards for songwriting and composing.
Jade Louise Ewen (born 24 January 1988) is an English singer, songwriter, actress and a former member of the girl group Sugababes.
Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P. G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories.
Jeremy Sams (born 12 January 1957, in London, England) is a British theatre director, writer, translator, orchestrator, musical director, film composer, and lyricist.
Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.
Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1973 American musical drama film directed by Norman Jewison and co-written by Jewison and Melvyn Bragg based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera of the same name.
James Richard Steinman (born November 1, 1947) is an American composer, lyricist, and Grammy Award-winning record producer responsible for many hit songs.
Jodie Prenger (born 12 June 1979) is an English actress and singer, best known as the winner of BBC television series I'd Do Anything on 31 May 2008 and the second series of The Biggest Loser in 2006.
Joel T. Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
José Carreras, is the stage name of Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (born 5 December 1946), a tenor who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini.
Joseph (יוֹסֵף meaning "Increase", Standard Yosef Tiberian Yôsēp̄; يوسف Yūsuf or Yūsif; Ἰωσήφ Iōsēph) is an important figure in the Bible's Book of Genesis.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, DL (born 17 August 1949) is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter, and a Conservative peer of the House of Lords.
Julian Lloyd Webber (born 14 April 1951) is a British cellist, conductor and the principal of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
Julie Covington (born 11 September 1946, London) is an English singer and actress, best known for recording the original version of "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina".
The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).
Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England.
A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch, bishop or other political leader for service to the monarch or a Christian Church, especially in a military capacity.
The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.
Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919), better known as L. Frank Baum, was an American author chiefly famous for his children's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels.
The Laurence Olivier Awards, or simply the Olivier Awards, are presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre in London at an annual ceremony in the capital.
The Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical is an annual award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre.
"Learn to Be Lonely" is a song written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart for the 2004 film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera.
Lee Stephen Mead (born 14 July 1981) is an English musical theatre and television actor, best known for winning the title role in the 2007 West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat through the BBC TV casting show Any Dream Will Do.
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music was a 1981 Broadway musical revue, written for and starring American singer and actress Lena Horne.
In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.
Lionel Bart (1 August 1930 – 3 April 1999) was a writer and composer of British pop music and musicals.
Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical of the same name about First Lady of Argentina, Eva Perón.
The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) is a performing arts university situated in the English city of Liverpool.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.
Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui (born 16 October 1983), known professionally as Loreen, is a Swedish pop singer and music producer.
Louis Andriessen (born 6 June 1939) is a Dutch composer and pianist based in Amsterdam.
Love Never Dies is a romantic musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Lloyd Webber, Ben Elton, Frederick Forsyth and Slater.
Madeleine Astrid Gurdon, Baroness Lloyd-Webber (born 30 November 1962) is an English former equestrian sportswoman, and the third and current wife of musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.
Meddle is the sixth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released on 31 October 1971 by Harvest Records.
Melanie Jayne Chisholm (born 12 January 1974), better known as Mel C or Melanie C, is an English singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, actress and television personality.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
This is a list of members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
"Memory" is a show tune from the 1981 musical Cats.
Michael Terence Aspel, OBE (born 12 January 1933) is an English television presenter on programmes such as Crackerjack, Aspel & Company, This is Your Life, Strange but True? and Antiques Roadshow.
Michael Patrick Smith, (born 19 January 1942) known by the professional stage name of Michael Crawford, is an English actor, comedian, philanthropist, and singer.
Michael John Hurd (19 December 1928 – 8 August 2006) was a composer and musicologist principally known for his choral music.
Michael Philip Batt LVO (born 6 February 1949) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, director, conductor and former Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry.
The Requiem Mass is notable for the large number of musical compositions that it has inspired, including settings by Mozart, Verdi, Bruckner, Dvořák, Fauré and Duruflé.
The music of India includes multiple varieties of classical music, folk music, filmi, Indian rock and Indian pop.
Music Sales Group is a global music publisher, with headquarters in Berners Street, London.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (27 October 178227 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer.
Norman Frederick Jewison, CC, O.Ont (born July 21, 1926) is a Canadian film director, producer, actor, and founder of the Canadian Film Centre.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1939) is a collection of whimsical poems by T. S. Eliot about feline psychology and sociology, published by Faber and Faber.
The Old Testament (abbreviated OT) is the first part of Christian Bibles, based primarily upon the Hebrew Bible (or Tanakh), a collection of ancient religious writings by the Israelites believed by most Christians and religious Jews to be the sacred Word of God.
Oliver! is an English musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart.
Over the Rainbow is a British television talent series that aired on BBC One from 26 March to 22 May 2010.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humourists of the 20th century.
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer, best known for her work in stage musicals.
A peerage is a legal system historically comprising hereditary titles in various countries, comprising various noble ranks.
"Pie Jesu" (original Latin: Pie Iesu) is a text from the final couplet of the "Dies irae" and often included in musical settings of the Requiem Mass as a motet.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
Portrait of Angel Fernández de Soto (also known as The Absinthe Drinker) (Portrait bleu de Angel Fernández de Soto) is a portrait by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso completed in 1903 during his Blue Period.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
Prince Takamatsu The Praemium Imperiale (lit. "World Culture Prize in Memory of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu", 高松宮殿下記念世界文化賞, Takamatsu no miya denka kinen sekai bunka-shō) is an international art prize awarded since 1989 by the Imperial family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Art Association in the fields of painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and theatre/film.
The Prince Edward Theatre is a West End theatre situated on Old Compton Street, just north of Leicester Square, in the City of Westminster, London.
A private collection is a privately owned collection of works (usually artworks).
Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.
The Queen's Scholarships are forty-four scholarships (12 per year) at Westminster School, (re)founded in 1560 by Queen Elizabeth I. The scholars take part in the coronation in Westminster Abbey, acclaiming the new monarch by shouting "Vivat".
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Ramin Karimloo (رامین کریملو; born September 19, 1978) is an Iranian-Canadian actor and singer, recognized chiefly for his work in London's West End.
Ray Repp is a singer-songwriter credited with introducing folk music into Catholic masses with his 1965 album Mass for Young Americans, an album that formed the earliest stirrings of Contemporary Christian music.
The Really Useful Group Ltd. (RUG) is an international company set up in 1977 by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
A Requiem or Requiem Mass, also known as Mass for the dead (Latin: Missa pro defunctis) or Mass of the dead (Latin: Missa defunctorum), is a Mass in the Catholic Church offered for the repose of the soul or souls of one or more deceased persons, using a particular form of the Roman Missal.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Requiem is a requiem mass, which premiered in 1985.
Richard Eldridge Maltby Jr. (born October 6, 1937) is an American theatre director and producer, lyricist, and screenwriter.
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.
Sir Richard Henry Simpson Stilgoe (born 28 March 1943) is a British songwriter, lyricist and musician, best known for his humorous songs and frequent television appearances.
Rodney Terence "Rod" Argent (born 14 June 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer.
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.
The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK.
Sarah Brightman (born 14 August 1960) is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.
School of Rock is a 2003 comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, produced by Scott Rudin, and written by Mike White.
School of Rock (formerly known as The Paul Green School of Rock Music) is a music education program.
School of Rock is a rock musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes.
Scottish independence (Scots unthirldom; Neo-eisimeileachd na h-Alba) is a political aim of various political parties, advocacy groups, and individuals in Scotland (which is a country of the United Kingdom) for the country to become an independent sovereign state.
A referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom took place on Thursday 18 September 2014.
Sierra Marjory Boggess (born May 20, 1982) is an American theater actress and singer.
William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
The Laurence Olivier Award for Society of London Theatre Special Award is an annual award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre.
Song and Dance is a musical comprising two acts, one told entirely in "Song" and one entirely in "Dance", tied together by a unifying love story.
A song cycle (Liederkreis or Liederzyklus) is a group, or cycle, of individually complete songs designed to be performed in a sequence as a unit.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publisher/songwriter Abe Olman and publisher/executive Howie Richmond to honor those whose work represents and maintains the heritage and legacy of a spectrum of the most beloved songs from the world's popular music songbook.
St Paul's Juniors (formerly Colet Court) is an independent school and preparatory school for boys aged 7 to 13 in Barnes, London.
Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Richard Stilgoe (lyrics).
Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theater.
Stephen Ward is a musical with a book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
STX Entertainment is an American entertainment and media company that creates, produces, distributes, finances and markets film (STXfilms), television (STXtelevision) and digital media (STXdigital), which includes live events and virtual reality (STXsurreal).
A suite, in Western classical music and jazz, is an ordered set of instrumental or orchestral/concert band pieces.
Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine.
The Sunday Times Rich List is a list of the 1,000 wealthiest people or families resident in the United Kingdom ranked by net wealth.
The Sunday Times Rich List 2008 was published on 27 April 2008.
Sunset Boulevard (stylized onscreen as SUNSET BLVD.) is a 1950 American film noir directed and co-written by Billy Wilder, and produced and co-written by Charles Brackett.
Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Superstar was a UK talent search, looking for the lead role in the production Jesus Christ Superstar.
Sweeney Todd is a fictional character who first appeared as the villain of the Victorian penny dreadful serial The String of Pearls (1846–47).
The Sydmonton Festival is a summer arts festival presented in a deconsecrated 16th century chapel on the grounds of Sydmonton Court, the country estate of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Witold Lutosławski wrote his Symphony No.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
"Take That Look Off Your Face" is the title of a hit song by musical theatre composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
A tax credit is a tax incentive which allows certain taxpayers to subtract the amount of the credit they have accrued from the total they owe the state.
Tell Me on a Sunday is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black.
The Beautiful Game (sometimes performed as The Boys in the Photograph) is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton about a group of teenagers growing up during The Troubles in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1969.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Likes of Us is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The Master and Margarita (Ма́стер и Маргари́та) is a novel by Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov, written in the Soviet Union between 1928 and 1940 during Stalin's regime.
"The Music of the Night" (also labeled as just "Music of the Night") is a song from the 1986 musical The Phantom of the Opera.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Phantom of the Opera (French: Le Fantôme de l'Opéra) is a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux.
The Phantom of the Opera is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe.
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 musical drama film based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux.
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall is a 2011 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical The Phantom of the Opera, which in turn was based on the 1910 French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux.
The Railway Series is a set of story books about a railway system located on the fictional Island of Sodor.
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.
"The Signal-Man" is a horror/mystery story by Charles Dickens, first published as part of the Mugby Junction collection in the 1866 Christmas edition of All the Year Round.
The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
The South Bank Show is a television arts magazine show.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
The Wizard of Oz is a musical based on the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, with a book adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jeremy Sams.
The Woman in White is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel with a book by Charlotte Jones, based on the novel The Woman in White written by Wilkie Collins, and elements of The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow, originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900.
This is Your Life is a British biographical television documentary, based on the 1952 American show of the same title.
Thomas John Barnardo (4 July 184519 September 1905) was an Irish philanthropist and founder and director of homes for poor children.
Thomas Z. Shepard is a prolific record producer who is best known for his recordings of Broadway musicals, including the works of Stephen Sondheim.
In music theory about musical form, through-composed music is relatively continuous, non-sectional, or non-repetitive music.
Timothy David Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, musician and director.
Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Tom Eyen (August 14, 1940 – May 26, 1991) was an American playwright, lyricist, television writer and director.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
The Tony Award for Best Original Score is the Tony Award given to the composers and lyricists of the best original score written for a musical or play in that year.
Toto is a fictional dog in L. Frank Baum's ''Oz'' series of children's books, and works derived from them.
Sir Trevor Robert Nunn, CBE (born 14 January 1940) is an English theatre director.
Eurovision: You Decide is the current name of a BBC TV show broadcast annually to select the United Kingdom's entry into the Eurovision Song Contest.
"Unexpected Song" is a 1984 song from the musical Song & Dance originally sung (on Broadway) by Bernadette Peters.
The 2005 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 to elect 646 members to the House of Commons.
The United Kingdom and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) confirmed their participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, despite their last place finish in 2008.
In music, variation is a formal technique where material is repeated in an altered form.
Variations is a classical and rock fusion album.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era.
View of Geelong is an 1856 oil painting on canvas by Eugene von Guerard.
Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, is his last large orchestral work.
War Child is a non-governmental organisation founded in the UK in 1993 which provides assistance to children in areas experiencing conflict and the aftermath of conflict.
Watership Down is a survival and adventure novel by English author Richard Adams, published by Rex Collings Ltd of London in 1972.
Watership Down is a British-Canadian animated fantasy children's television series, adapted from the novel of the same name by Richard Adams.
Watership Down is a hill, or down, at Ecchinswell in the civil parish of Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green in the English county of Hampshire.
Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
Westminster School is an independent day and boarding school in London, England, located within the precincts of Westminster Abbey.
Whicker's World is a British television documentary series that ran from 1958 to 1994, presented by journalist and broadcaster Alan Whicker.
Whistle Down the Wind is a musical with music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, who also co-wrote its book with Patricia Knop and Gale Edwards, and its lyrics were written by Jim Steinman.
Who's Who is a leading source of biographical data on more than 33,000 influential people from around the world.
William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer.
William Southcombe Lloyd Webber CBE (11 March 1914 – 29 October 1982) was an English organist and composer, achieving some fame as a part of the modern classical music movement yet commercially facing mixed opportunities.
Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire.
Witold Roman Lutosławski (25 January 1913 – 7 February 1994) was a Polish composer and orchestral conductor.
Woodrow Wilson Awards are given out in multiple countries each year by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution to individuals in both the public sphere and business who have shown an outstanding commitment to President of the United States Woodrow Wilson's dream of integrating politics, scholarship, and policy for the common good.
"You Must Love Me" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Zubin Mehta (born 29 April 1936) is an Indian conductor of Western classical music.
The Queen's Birthday Honours are announced on or around the date of the Queen's Official Birthday in the Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d'estiu de 1992), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992.
The New Year Honours 1997 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries.
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