John Kander Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
March 18, 1927 (92)
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
American composer John Kander (b. Kansas City, MO, March 18, 1927) is the musical partner of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, who together created at least sixteen Broadway shows, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Curtains (2007) among them. They also ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: March 18, 1927 (92)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
American composer John Kander (b. Kansas City, MO, March 18, 1927) is the musical partner of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, who together created at least sixteen Broadway shows, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Curtains (2007) among them. They also ... (read more)

American composer John Kander (b. Kansas City, MO, March 18, 1927) is the musical partner of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, who together created at least sixteen Broadway shows, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Curtains (2007) among them. They also contributed material to fourteen films and television specials over their forty-year association. Independently John Kander supplied the scores to many films, including Something For Everyone (1970), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), and Billy Bathgate (1991).

John Kander Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Music
John Kander, The Visit
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, The Visit
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lyrics
John Kander, Curtains
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Music
John Kander, Curtains
 
Drama League Awards - 2007 - Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
John Kander
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Musical Production
John Kander, Cabaret
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, Curtains
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - The American Express Tribute Gold Star
John Kander
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Musical Production Gold Star
John Kander, Chicago
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Music
John Kander, Steel Pier
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, Steel Pier
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Musical Revival
John Kander, Cabaret
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Music
John Kander , Kiss of the Spider Woman
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1993 - Best Musical Gold Star
John Kander, Kiss of the Spider Woman
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - The American Express Award for Best New Musical
John Kander, Kiss Of The Spider Woman
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
John Kander, Kiss of the Spider Woman
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, Kiss of the Spider Woman
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, The Rink
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
John Kander, Woman of the Year
 
Olivier Awards - 1979 - Musical of the Year
John Kander, Chicago
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, The Act
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, Chicago
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
John Kander, The Happy Time
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1967 - Best Musical Gold Star
John Kander, Cabaret
 
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
John Kander, Cabaret