Gender
Male
Born
Jun 28, 1902
New York, New York, USA
Died
Dec 30, 1979
New York, New York, USA
Composer Producer Writer Lyricist Musical Director Conductor
Also Known As
Richard Rodgers
Relations
Father of
Mary Rodgers
Grandfather of
Adam Guettel
Grandfather of
Kim Beaty
Oklahoma! (Apr 07, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Carousel (Apr 12, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
The King and I (Apr 16, 2015 - Jun 26, 2016)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
A Night with Janis Joplin (Oct 10, 2013 - Feb 09, 2014)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Mar 03, 2013 - Jan 03, 2015)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
Sondheim on Sondheim (Apr 22, 2010 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Additional music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Come Fly Away (Mar 25, 2010 - Sep 05, 2010)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDanceOriginal
Pal Joey (Dec 18, 2008 - Mar 01, 2009)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
South Pacific (Apr 03, 2008 - Aug 22, 2010)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Barbara Cook's Broadway! (Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialConcertOriginal
Flower Drum Song (Oct 17, 2002 - Mar 16, 2003)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
The Boys from Syracuse (Aug 18, 2002 - Oct 20, 2002)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Oklahoma! (Mar 21, 2002 - Feb 23, 2003)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Elaine Stritch At Liberty (Feb 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialSolo Play with musicOriginal
Matters of the Heart (Nov 13, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialSolo ConcertOriginal
The Sound of Music (Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Additional lyrics by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
The King and I (Apr 11, 1996 - Feb 22, 1998)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
State Fair (Mar 27, 1996 - Jun 30, 1996)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Sally Marr...and her escorts (May 05, 1994 - Jun 19, 1994)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
PlayOriginal
Carousel (Mar 24, 1994 - Jan 15, 1995)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
A Grand Night for Singing (Nov 17, 1993 - Jan 01, 1994)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialConcertOriginal
The King and I (Jan 07, 1985 - Jun 30, 1985)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Peg (Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983)
  • Featuring "Lover" by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
On Your Toes (Mar 06, 1983 - May 20, 1984)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Rodgers & Hart
MusicalComedyRevival
Oklahoma! (Dec 13, 1979 - Aug 24, 1980)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
The 1940's Radio Hour (Oct 07, 1979 - Jan 06, 1980)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
I Remember Mama (May 31, 1979 - Sep 02, 1979)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialDanceOriginal
The King and I (May 02, 1977 - Dec 30, 1978)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Side by Side by Sondheim (Apr 18, 1977 - Mar 19, 1978)
  • Additional music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Pal Joey (Jun 27, 1976 - Aug 29, 1976)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
An Evening With Diana Ross (Jun 14, 1976 - Jul 03, 1976)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialConcertOriginal
Rex (Apr 25, 1976 - Jun 05, 1976)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
Rodgers & Hart (May 13, 1975 - Aug 16, 1975)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue (Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialRevueOriginal
Two By Two (Nov 10, 1970 - Sep 11, 1971)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
Avanti! (Jan 31, 1968 - Feb 17, 1968)
  • Produced in association with Richard Rodgers
PlayComedyOriginal
Annie Get Your Gun (Sep 21, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966)
  • Produced by Music Theater of Lincoln Center (Richard Rodgers: president and producing director)
MusicalComedyRevival
Do I Hear a Waltz? (Mar 18, 1965 - Sep 25, 1965)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
Pal Joey (May 29, 1963 - Jun 09, 1963)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
No Strings (Mar 15, 1962 - Aug 03, 1963)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Lyrics by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
The Sound of Music (Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaOriginal
Flower Drum Song (Dec 01, 1958 - May 07, 1960)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
MusicalComedyOriginal
The World of Suzie Wong (Oct 14, 1958 - Jan 02, 1960)
  • "How Can You Forget?" by Richard Rodgers
PlayDramaOriginal
Carousel (Sep 11, 1957 - Sep 29, 1957)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Pipe Dream (Nov 30, 1955 - Jun 30, 1956)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
MusicalOriginal
South Pacific (May 04, 1955 - May 15, 1955)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
On Your Toes (Oct 11, 1954 - Dec 04, 1954)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Carousel (Jun 02, 1954 - Aug 08, 1954)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Oklahoma! (Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Me and Juliet (May 28, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pal Joey (Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Oklahoma! (May 29, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I (Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
Burning Bright (Oct 18, 1950 - Oct 28, 1950)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
PlayOriginal
The Happy Time (Jan 24, 1950 - Jul 14, 1951)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
PlayComedyOriginal
South Pacific (Apr 07, 1949 - Jan 16, 1954)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaOriginal
Carousel (Feb 22, 1949 - Mar 05, 1949)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Show Boat (Sep 07, 1948 - Sep 19, 1948)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
  • Featuring songs with music by Richard Rodgers
SpecialConcertOriginal
Allegro (Oct 10, 1947 - Jul 10, 1948)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
John Loves Mary (Feb 04, 1947 - Feb 07, 1948)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Happy Birthday (Oct 31, 1946 - Mar 13, 1948)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
PlayComedyOriginal
Annie Get Your Gun (May 16, 1946 - Feb 12, 1949)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Carousel (Apr 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaOriginal
I Remember Mama (Oct 19, 1944 - Jun 29, 1946)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
PlayComedyOriginal
A Connecticut Yankee (Nov 17, 1943 - Mar 11, 1944)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
Oklahoma! (Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
By Jupiter (Jun 03, 1942 - Jun 12, 1943)
  • Produced by Richard Rodgers
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pal Joey (Dec 25, 1940 - Nov 29, 1941)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Higher and Higher (Aug 05, 1940 - Aug 24, 1940)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Higher and Higher (Apr 04, 1940 - Jun 15, 1940)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Too Many Girls (Oct 18, 1939 - May 18, 1940)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Boys from Syracuse (Nov 23, 1938 - Jun 10, 1939)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
I Married an Angel (May 11, 1938 - Feb 25, 1939)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
I'd Rather Be Right (Nov 02, 1937 - Jul 09, 1938)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Show is On (Sep 18, 1937 - Oct 02, 1937)
  • Additional music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Babes in Arms (Apr 14, 1937 - Dec 18, 1937)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Show is On (Dec 25, 1936 - Jul 17, 1937)
  • Additional music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
On Your Toes (Apr 11, 1936 - Jan 23, 1937)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Jumbo (Nov 16, 1935 - Apr 18, 1936)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal
Simple Simon (Mar 09, 1931 - Mar 21, 1931)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
America's Sweetheart (Feb 10, 1931 - Jun 06, 1931)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Simple Simon (Feb 18, 1930 - Jun 14, 1930)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Heads Up (Nov 11, 1929 - Mar 15, 1930)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Spring is Here (Mar 11, 1929 - Jun 08, 1929)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Lady Fingers (Jan 31, 1929 - May 25, 1929)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Chee-Chee (Sep 25, 1928 - Oct 20, 1928)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Present Arms (Apr 26, 1928 - Sep 01, 1928)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
She's My Baby (Jan 03, 1928 - Mar 03, 1928)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedy FarceOriginal
A Connecticut Yankee (Nov 03, 1927 - Oct 27, 1928)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Betsy (Dec 28, 1926 - Jan 29, 1927)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Peggy-Ann (Dec 27, 1926 - Oct 29, 1927)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Garrick Gaieties (May 10, 1926 - Oct 09, 1926)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueRevival
The Girl Friend (Mar 17, 1926 - Dec 04, 1926)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Dearest Enemy (Sep 18, 1925 - May 22, 1926)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Orchestra under the direction of Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
June Days (Aug 06, 1925 - Oct 17, 1925)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Garrick Gaieties (Jun 08, 1925 - Nov 28, 1925)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Musical Director: Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Poor Little Ritz Girl (Jul 28, 1920 - Oct 16, 1920)
  • Music by Richard C. Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Lonely Romeo (Jun 10, 1919 - Nov 10, 1919)
  • Additional music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Night with Janis Joplin (Nov 03, 2017 - Oct 28, 2018)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
The King and I (Oct 30, 2016 - Aug 12, 2018)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
A Night with Janis Joplin (Feb 09, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
The Sound of Music (Sep 14, 2015 - Jul 23, 2017)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Oct 10, 2014 - May 08, 2016)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
South Pacific (Sep 18, 2009 - Mar 20, 2011)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
The King and I - 2004 (Jun 12, 2004 - Nov 13, 2005)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Flower Drum Song (Sep 02, 2003 - Feb 01, 2004)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
South Pacific (Sep 21, 2001 - Nov 17, 2002)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Nov 28, 2000 - Mar 24, 2002)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalOriginal
The Sound of Music (Aug 24, 1999 - Jun 25, 2000)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Additional lyrics by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
The King and I - 1997 (Apr 02, 1997 - Jul 05, 1998)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Carousel (Jan 30, 1996 - May 19, 1997)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
State Fair (Aug 12, 1995 - Feb 18, 1996)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Sound of Music (Nov 27, 1993 - May 21, 1995)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Oct 02, 1990 - Sep 08, 1991)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
The King and I (Aug 18, 1989 - Mar 04, 1990)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
South Pacific (Sep 01, 1987 - Mar 19, 1989)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
On Your Toes (Mar 21, 1984 - Apr 28, 1984)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Book by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I (Feb 21, 1984 - Dec 23, 1984)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
The King and I (Feb 18, 1981 - Jun 05, 1983)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Oklahoma! (Apr 28, 1979 - Jul 18, 1981)
  • Lyrics by Richard Rodgers
MusicalComedyRevival
The Sound of Music (Jun 28, 1977 - Sep 04, 1977)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
MusicalDramaRevival
Something Good (Jun 28, 2002 - Jun 28, 2002)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Richard Rodgers
SpecialBenefitConcertTributeOriginal
Back From Broadway (Jun 17, 2002 - Jun 17, 2002)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialConcert BenefitOriginal
Something Wonderful (Jul 12, 1995 - Jul 12, 1995)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialBenefitConcertTributeOriginal
Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialBenefitOriginal
Sondheim: A Musical Tribute (Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973)
  • Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers
SpecialBenefitOriginal
A Celebration of Richard Rodgers (Mar 26, 1972 - Mar 26, 1972)
  • Music by Richard Rodgers
  • Lyrics by Richard Rodgers
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score

1996 | Nominee  | State Fair
Music by Richard Rodgers

Lawrence Langner Memorial Award

1979 | Recipient
Richard Rodgers

Special Award

1972 | Recipient
Richard Rodgers
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1965 | Nominee  | Do I Hear a Waltz?
Music by Richard Rodgers
 

Best Musical

1962 | Nominee  | No Strings
Produced by Richard Rodgers
 

Best Musical

1962 | Nominee  | No Strings
Music by Richard Rodgers
 

Best Musical

1962 | Nominee  | No Strings
Lyrics by Richard Rodgers

Best Composer

1962 | Winner  | No Strings
Music by Richard Rodgers

Best Composer

1962 | Winner  | No Strings
Lyrics by Richard Rodgers

Special Award

1962 | Recipient
Richard Rodgers (for all he has done for young people in the theatre and for taking the men of the orchestra out of the pit and putting them on stage in "No Strings")

Best Musical

1960 | Winner  | The Sound of Music
Produced by Richard Rodgers

Best Musical

1960 | Winner  | The Sound of Music
Music by Richard Rodgers
 

Best Musical

1959 | Nominee  | Flower Drum Song
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
 

Best Musical

1959 | Nominee  | Flower Drum Song
Music by Richard Rodgers
 

Best Musical

1956 | Nominee  | Pipe Dream
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
 

Best Musical

1956 | Nominee  | Pipe Dream
Music by Richard Rodgers

Best Musical

1952 | Winner  | The King and I
Music by Richard Rodgers

Best Musical

1950 | Winner  | South Pacific
Produced by Richard Rodgers

Best Musical

1950 | Winner  | South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers

Best Original Score

1950 | Winner  | South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers

Producer (Musical)

1950 | Winner  | South Pacific
Produced by Richard Rodgers

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1950 | Winner  | South Pacific
Music by Richard Rodgers

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