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Cy Coleman (Seymour Kaufman)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Songwriter ("Witchcraft", "Big Spender", "Hey, Look Me Over"), composer and pianist, educated at the High School of Music and Art and the New York College of Music. He also studied with Rudolph Gruen (on scholarship) and Adele Marcus. He gave his first piano recitals at age six in Steinway Hall and Town Hall in New York. Later, he led his own trio and soloed in night clubs and hotels, and on television, and he made many records. He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Wildcat", "Little Me", and "Sweet Charity", and wrote songs for "Murray Anderson's Almanac". Read more...

Actor

Character: Cy Coleman - Leader of Cy Coleman Trio

Screenliner: Recording Session 1952

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Character: Himself

Great Love Songs 1995

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Character: Himself - Musician

The 39th Annual Tony Awards 1985

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Character: Himself

Garbo Talks 1984

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Original Score

The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1990

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Original Score

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards 1978

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score

The 51st Annual Tony Awards 1997

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Original Score

The 45th Annual Tony Awards 1991

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Writing

Composing