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Andrew Lloyd Webber

"Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber" (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre.

He has arguably been the most popular theatre composer of the late 20th century, with multiple showpieces which have run for more than a decade both on Broadway and in the West End. He has composed 16 musicals, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. He has also accumulated a number of honours, including three Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Oscar, an International Emmy, six Olivier Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. Several of his songs, notably "I Don't Know How to Love Him" from ''Jesus Christ Superstar'', "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" from ''Evita'', "Memory" from ''Cats'', and "The Music of the Night" from ''The Phantom of the Opera'' have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals. His company the Really Useful Group is one of the largest theatre operators in London.

Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22 1948 in South Kensington. He is the son of composer William Lloyd Webber and piano teacher Jean Johnstone Lloyd Webber, and his younger brother is the cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. He was a Queen's Scholar o...

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