Stephen Sondheim: Renowned composer who 'reinvented musicals' dies aged 91

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Published on 27 Nov 2021, 10:13
Stephen Sondheim - the composer and lyricist behind some of the world's best-known musicals - has died aged 91.

Just some of his best-known works from a 60-year career include the lyrics for West Side Story and Sweeney Todd.

According to The New York Times, Sondheim's death at his home in Connecticut was sudden - and hours earlier, he had celebrated Thanksgiving with his family.

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