Gender
Male
Born
Mar 30, 1933
Flint, Michigan, USA
Died
May 11, 2017
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Arranger Orchestrator
Also Known As
Bill Brohn
William David Brohn
  • CREDITS
    Miss Saigon (Mar 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Jan 12, 2012 - Sep 23, 2012)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOperaRevival
    Ragtime (Nov 15, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
    • Music arranged by William David Brohn
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Curtains (Mar 22, 2007 - Jun 29, 2008)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Mary Poppins (Nov 16, 2006 - Mar 03, 2013)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Wicked (Oct 30, 2003 - Present)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Oklahoma! (Mar 21, 2002 - Feb 23, 2003)
    • Additional orchestrations by William David Brohn
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Sweet Smell of Success (Mar 14, 2002 - Jun 15, 2002)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Minnelli on Minnelli (Dec 08, 1999 - Jan 02, 2000)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    SpecialConcertOriginal
    High Society (Apr 27, 1998 - Aug 30, 1998)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Ragtime (Jan 18, 1998 - Jan 16, 2000)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Show Boat (Oct 02, 1994 - Jan 05, 1997)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Carousel (Mar 24, 1994 - Jan 15, 1995)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Red Shoes (Dec 16, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Crazy For You (Feb 19, 1992 - Jan 07, 1996)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Secret Garden (Apr 25, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Miss Saigon (Apr 11, 1991 - Jan 28, 2001)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
    The Boys in Autumn (Apr 30, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986)
    • Incidental music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    PlayOriginal
    Wind in the Willows (Dec 19, 1985 - Dec 22, 1985)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    The Three Musketeers (Nov 11, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984)
    • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
    MusicalRevival
    Marilyn (Nov 20, 1983 - Dec 03, 1983)
    • Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Brigadoon (Oct 16, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981)
    • Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn
    MusicalComedyRevival
    King of Hearts (Oct 22, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
    • Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Timbuktu! (Mar 01, 1978 - Sep 10, 1978)
    • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Rockabye Hamlet (Feb 17, 1976 - Feb 21, 1976)
    • Additional arrangements by Bill Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Rodgers & Hart (May 13, 1975 - Aug 16, 1975)
    • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Miss Saigon (Sep 21, 2018 - Mar 15, 2020)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Nov 12, 2013 - Jul 20, 2014)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOperaRevival
    Mary Poppins (Mar 11, 2009 - Jun 02, 2013)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalSpectacleOriginal
    Wicked - Munchkinland (Mar 07, 2009 - Present)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    My Fair Lady (Sep 12, 2007 - Jun 22, 2008)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Wicked - Emerald City (Mar 09, 2005 - Mar 15, 2015)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Martin Guerre (Dec 01, 1999 - Apr 08, 2000)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Ragtime - 1999 (Jul 31, 1999 - Jun 10, 2001)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Ragtime - 1998 (Apr 14, 1998 - Mar 28, 1999)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Show Boat (Mar 11, 1997 - Dec 06, 1998)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Show Boat (Nov 12, 1996 - Jul 19, 1998)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Andrew Lloyd Webber - Music of the Night (Jul 09, 1996 - Feb 23, 1997)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Show Boat (Mar 14, 1996 - Jan 11, 1998)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Carousel (Jan 30, 1996 - May 19, 1997)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Andrew Lloyd Webber - Music of the Night (Oct 31, 1995 - May 12, 1996)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Stage Door Charley (Apr 07, 1995 - Oct 08, 1995)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Miss Saigon - Second National (Mar 16, 1995 - Aug 06, 2000)
    • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Crazy For You (May 11, 1993 - Aug 06, 1995)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Miss Saigon - First National (Oct 03, 1992 - Jul 07, 1996)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Secret Garden (Apr 28, 1992 - May 22, 1994)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Oct 02, 1990 - Sep 08, 1991)
    • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
    MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
    Timbuktu! (Apr 17, 1979 - Jan 20, 1980)
    • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
    Timbuktu! (Sep 20, 1978 - Feb 11, 1979)
    • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
    MusicalOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Orchestrations

    2012 | Nominee  | The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
     

    Best Orchestrations

    2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
     

    Best Orchestrations

    2002 | Nominee  | Sweet Smell of Success
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn

    Best Orchestrations

    1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Orchestrations

    2007 | Nominee  | Curtains
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
     

    Outstanding Orchestrations

    2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn

    Outstanding Orchestrations

    1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
    Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
     

    Outstanding Orchestration/Musical Adaptation

    1992 | Nominee  | Crazy For You
    Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn

    Outstanding Orchestration

    1991 | Winner  | The Secret Garden
    Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn

    Outstanding Orchestration

    1991 | Winner  | Miss Saigon
    Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
Miss Saigon (Mar 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Jan 12, 2012 - Sep 23, 2012)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOperaRevival
Ragtime (Nov 15, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
  • Music arranged by William David Brohn
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
Curtains (Mar 22, 2007 - Jun 29, 2008)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mary Poppins (Nov 16, 2006 - Mar 03, 2013)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Wicked (Oct 30, 2003 - Present)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Oklahoma! (Mar 21, 2002 - Feb 23, 2003)
  • Additional orchestrations by William David Brohn
MusicalComedyRevival
Sweet Smell of Success (Mar 14, 2002 - Jun 15, 2002)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Minnelli on Minnelli (Dec 08, 1999 - Jan 02, 2000)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
SpecialConcertOriginal
High Society (Apr 27, 1998 - Aug 30, 1998)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ragtime (Jan 18, 1998 - Jan 16, 2000)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Show Boat (Oct 02, 1994 - Jan 05, 1997)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
Carousel (Mar 24, 1994 - Jan 15, 1995)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
The Red Shoes (Dec 16, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Crazy For You (Feb 19, 1992 - Jan 07, 1996)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Secret Garden (Apr 25, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Miss Saigon (Apr 11, 1991 - Jan 28, 2001)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
The Boys in Autumn (Apr 30, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986)
  • Incidental music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
PlayOriginal
Wind in the Willows (Dec 19, 1985 - Dec 22, 1985)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalOriginal
The Three Musketeers (Nov 11, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984)
  • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
MusicalRevival
Marilyn (Nov 20, 1983 - Dec 03, 1983)
  • Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Brigadoon (Oct 16, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981)
  • Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn
MusicalComedyRevival
King of Hearts (Oct 22, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Music orchestrated by Bill Brohn
MusicalComedyOriginal
Timbuktu! (Mar 01, 1978 - Sep 10, 1978)
  • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Rockabye Hamlet (Feb 17, 1976 - Feb 21, 1976)
  • Additional arrangements by Bill Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Rodgers & Hart (May 13, 1975 - Aug 16, 1975)
  • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
MusicalRevueOriginal
Miss Saigon (Sep 21, 2018 - Mar 15, 2020)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Nov 12, 2013 - Jul 20, 2014)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOperaRevival
Mary Poppins (Mar 11, 2009 - Jun 02, 2013)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalSpectacleOriginal
Wicked - Munchkinland (Mar 07, 2009 - Present)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOriginal
My Fair Lady (Sep 12, 2007 - Jun 22, 2008)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalComedyRevival
Wicked - Emerald City (Mar 09, 2005 - Mar 15, 2015)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Martin Guerre (Dec 01, 1999 - Apr 08, 2000)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Ragtime - 1999 (Jul 31, 1999 - Jun 10, 2001)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Ragtime - 1998 (Apr 14, 1998 - Mar 28, 1999)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Show Boat (Mar 11, 1997 - Dec 06, 1998)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
Show Boat (Nov 12, 1996 - Jul 19, 1998)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
Andrew Lloyd Webber - Music of the Night (Jul 09, 1996 - Feb 23, 1997)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Show Boat (Mar 14, 1996 - Jan 11, 1998)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
Carousel (Jan 30, 1996 - May 19, 1997)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaRevival
Andrew Lloyd Webber - Music of the Night (Oct 31, 1995 - May 12, 1996)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Stage Door Charley (Apr 07, 1995 - Oct 08, 1995)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalComedyOriginal
Miss Saigon - Second National (Mar 16, 1995 - Aug 06, 2000)
  • Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
Crazy For You (May 11, 1993 - Aug 06, 1995)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalComedyOriginal
Miss Saigon - First National (Oct 03, 1992 - Jul 07, 1996)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Secret Garden (Apr 28, 1992 - May 22, 1994)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Oct 02, 1990 - Sep 08, 1991)
  • Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Timbuktu! (Apr 17, 1979 - Jan 20, 1980)
  • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
MusicalOriginal
Timbuktu! (Sep 20, 1978 - Feb 11, 1979)
  • Additional orchestrations by Bill Brohn
MusicalOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Orchestrations

2012 | Nominee  | The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
 

Best Orchestrations

2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
 

Best Orchestrations

2002 | Nominee  | Sweet Smell of Success
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn

Best Orchestrations

1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2007 | Nominee  | Curtains
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn

Outstanding Orchestrations

1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
Music orchestrated by William David Brohn
 

Outstanding Orchestration/Musical Adaptation

1992 | Nominee  | Crazy For You
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn

Outstanding Orchestration

1991 | Winner  | The Secret Garden
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn

Outstanding Orchestration

1991 | Winner  | Miss Saigon
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn

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