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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).
- Birth Details
- June 10, 1901
- Vienna, Austria
- Death Details
- February 14, 1988
- Palm Springs, California, United States
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.
- 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.
- Salute to Lerner and Loewe, 1961.
- The Lerner and Loewe Songbook, 1962.
- "Katrina" (song), 1917.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- [New York] Daily News, February 15, 1988.
- Variety, February 17, 1988.