(Martin Chilton’s article appeared in the Telegraph, 6/30
The 75th anniversary of Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein II's first collaboration, Oklahoma!, is being marked by a new biography of the musical giants.
In two decades of collaboration, Rodgers and Hammerstein worked on such musicals as Carousel, Allegro, South Pacific, Pipe Dream, The King and I and The Sound of Music. Their musicals and films have won dozens of major awards including a Pulitzer Prize; 34 Tonys, 15 Oscars and two Grammys.
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