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Stephen Sondheim: A Life
Stephen Sondheim was raised on the Upper West Side of New York in a prosperous family. He was taught to play the piano by he father. After his parent's divorce he was sent away to military schools and felt abandoned. When he became acquainted with the family of Oscar Hammerstein, it was as though he found a second father and he determined to follow in his footsteps. After a stint with Hollywood, Sondheim was able to get a foothold in the theatre wh...