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Sheldon Harnick’s career began in the 1950s with songs in revues both on and off Broadway (e.g. “The Boston Beguine,” “The Merry Little Minuet”). With Jerry Bock he created a number of memorable musicals including Fiorello (Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize), She Loves Me (Grammy) and Fiddler on the Roof (Tony). Other collaborations: Rex (Richard Rodgers), A Christmas Carol (Michel Legrand), A Wonderful Life (Joe Raposo), The Phantom Tollbooth (Arnold Black / Norton Juster) and The Audition (Marvin Hamlisch). He has written two musicals himself: Dragons and A Doctor in Spite of Himself. Mr. Harnick is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Songwriters Guild.
Appearances on CUNY TV
Arts in the City
- Fiddler: Back on Broadway
January 8, 2016
- Fiddler at 50: A Conversation with Sheldon Harnick and Hal Prince
November 14, 2014
ATW's Working in the Theatre
- Playwright/Director (Winter 1990)
February 1, 1990
Pat Collins’ Spotlight on Broadway
- Sheldon Harnick: From "Fiorello" to "Fiddler"
June 22, 2018