Tim Rice Biography (1944-)



Full name, Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice; born November 10, 1944, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England; son of Hugh Gordon and Joan Odette (Bawden) Rice;married Jane Artereta McIntosh, August 19, 1974; children: Eva, Donald. Avocational interests: History of popular music, cricket, chickens. Career: Lyricist, author, and producer. EMI Records, London, England, management trainee, 1966-68; Norrie Paramor Organization, assistant record producer, 1968-69; writer and broadcaster, 1969--; GRRR Books, founder (with others),1978, director, 1978---; Pavilion Books, founder (with others), 1981, director, 1981-97. Former member of the band Nightshift. Operator of the HeartachesCricket Club. Member: Dramatists Club, Garrick Club, Groucho Club, Stars Organization for Spastics (chair, 1983-85), Shaftesbury Avenue CentenaryCommittee (chair, 1984-86), Lord Taverners (president, 1988-90), Saints and Sinners Club (chair, 1990), Foundation for Sports and the Arts (chair, 1991--), Heartaches Cricket Club, Marylebone Cricket Club, Cricket Writers Club, Cricketers' Club (NSW). Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best score, 1972, for Jesus Christ Superstar; Drama Desk Award (lyrics), 1979, New York Drama Critics Circle Award (with Andrew Lloyd Webber), best new musical, 1980, and Grammy Award (with Andrew Lloyd Webber), best album--musical cast show, 1980, all for Evita; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best score, 1982, for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Academy Award (with Alan Menken), best music, song, and Golden Globe Award (with Alan Menken), best original song--motion picture, both 1992, for "AWhole New World," from Aladdin; knighted, 1994; Academy Award (with Elton John), best music, song, and Golden Globe Award (with Elton John), best original song--motion picture, 1994, for "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?," from The Lion King; Academy Award nomination (with Elton John), best music, song, 1994, for "Hakuna Matata," from The Lion King; Golden Globe Award nomination (with Elton John), best original song--motion picture, 1994,for "Circle of Life," from The Lion King; Academy Award (with Andrew Lloyd Webber), best music, song, and Golden Globe Award (with Andrew Lloyd Webber), best original song--motion picture, both 1996, for "You Must Love Me,"from Evita; other Grammy Awards; eleven Ivor Novello Awards; platinumand gold records in several countries. Addresses: Office: Heartaches,Ltd., 31 The Terrace, London SW13 0NR, England.; Agent: David Land, 118 Wardour St., London W1, England.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Lyricist, author, producer
Birth Details
November 10, 1944
Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England

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