- Stephen (Joshua),born 1930, U.S. composer and lyricist.
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Sondheim began by asking a friend about marriage and taking notes, “exactly as if it were a lecture,” he said.
The scene begins chaotically, as Sondheim interrupts the recording and tells Dean Jones to try again.
The number comes last in the documentary, marking the apotheosis of Sondheim.
Lapine, who directed it, could do no better than admire his own good work by showing the rhapsodic performance in Six by Sondheim.
When he was 15, Sondheim wrote a musical and took it to Hammerstein, asking him to judge it as if the boy were a professional.
And that evening Sondheim had sent him an ultimatum by Kastner.
For what reason have you permit Mr. Sondheim to wait in my office?
Kastner sneered at him and nudged Sondheim, who immediately sat up in bed and levelled an unwashed hand at Skidder.
“That mutt Sondheim looks like a bad one to me, and the other guy––Kastner,” he observed gloomily.
The other matter which fitfully preoccupied him was his unpleasant and unintentional interview with Sondheim.
- Stephen (Joshua). born 1930, US songwriter. He wrote the lyrics for West Side Story (1957), the score for Company (1971), and both for A Little Night Music (1973), Into the Woods (1987), and Passion (1994)