Frederick Loewe Biography (1901-1988)

Born June 10, 1901, in Vienna, Austria; came to the United States, 1924; diedFebruary 14, 1988, in Palm Springs, CA; son of Edmund (an operetta singer) and Rose (an actress) Loewe; married Ernestine Zwerline, 1931 (divorced, 1957).

Nationality
Austrian
Gender
Male
Birth Details
June 10, 1901
Vienna, Austria
Death Details
February 14, 1988
Palm Springs, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
  • Producer, Camelot, Majestic Theatre, 1960.
  • Writings;ALL AS COMPOSER STAGE
  • (One song) Petticoat Fever, Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1935.
  • The Illustrators Show, 48th Street Theatre, New York City, 1936.
  • Salute to Spring, Municipal Opera of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 1937.
  • Great Lady, Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1938.
  • The Lamb's Club Gambols, Lamb's Club, New York City, 1938-42.
  • Life of the Party, Detroit, MI, 1942.
  • What's Up?, National Theatre, New York City, 1943.
  • The Day Before Spring, National Theatre, New York City, 1945.
  • Brigadoon, Ziegfeld Theatre, New York City, 1947, then His Majesty's Theatre, London, 1949.
  • Paint Your Wagon, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1951.
  • My Fair Lady, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1956, then City Center Theatre, New York City, 1964 and 1968.
  • Camelot, Majestic Theatre, 1960.
  • Gigi, Uris Theatre, New York City, 1973.
  • Writings;FILM SCORES
  • Gigi, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1958.
  • My Fair Lady, Warner Brothers, 1964.
  • Camelot, Warner Brothers/Seven Arts, 1967.
  • Paint Your Wagon, Paramount, 1969.
  • The Little Prince, Paramount, 1974.
  • Writings;TELEVISION; SPECIALS
  • Salute to Lerner and Loewe, 1961.
  • The Lerner and Loewe Songbook, 1962.
  • Writings;OTHER
  • "Katrina" (song), 1917.

Further Reference

OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:

  • [New York] Daily News, February 15, 1988.
  • Variety, February 17, 1988.

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