Gender
Male
Born
May 19, 1924
Sale, ENGLAND
Died
Aug 27, 2014
Taunton, ENGLAND
Composer Writer Lyricist
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Biography: Alexander Galbraith "Sandy" Wilson was born on May 19, 1924 in Sale, Greater Manchester. After serving in the army in the Middle East during World War II, he attended Oxford where he wrote for student productions. He subsequently attended the Old Vic Theater School.

Film/TV Credits: He wrote for numerous films and television programs including: "Song by Song," "The Boy Friend," "BBC Play of the Month," "The World of Wooster," "Strictly Come Dancing," "Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont," "Keeping Up Appearances," "Riff-Raff," "The Ernie Sigley Show," and "In Melbourne Tonight."

Trivia:
He wrote mostly for revues such as Hermione Gingold's "Slings and Arrows," Laurier Lister's "Oranges and Lemons," and "See You Later."

His hit musical The Boy Friend celebrated Julie Andrews' Broadway debut.
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring songs by Sandy Wilson
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The Boy Friend (Apr 14, 1970 - Jul 18, 1970)
  • Music by Sandy Wilson
  • Book by Sandy Wilson
  • Lyrics by Sandy Wilson
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The Boy Friend (Sep 30, 1954 - Nov 26, 1955)
  • Music by Sandy Wilson
  • Book by Sandy Wilson
  • Lyrics by Sandy Wilson
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Boy Friend (Sep 30, 2005 - Mar 05, 2006)
  • Music by Sandy Wilson
  • Book by Sandy Wilson
  • Lyrics by Sandy Wilson
MusicalComedyRevival

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