Richard Adler (Producer) | Playbill

Richard Adler

Producer

He also worked in other art forms, composing symphonic works, including "Wilderness Suite," commissioned by the U.S. Department of the Interior, and "The Lady Remembers," commissioned by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation celebrating the statue’s centennial. He was commissioned to compose two ballets for the Chicago City Ballet, "Eight by Adler" and "Chicago." The Miami City Ballet commissioned him to compose a ballet based on Garcia-Lorca’s "The House of Bernarda Alba" in 1998.

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  • Born: Aug 02, 1921 in New York, New York
  • Death: Jun 20, 2012 in Southampton, NY

Awards

Tony Award
1962 Composer Nominee
1956 Composer and Lyricist Winner
1955 Musical Winner
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