Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim was born on March 22, 1930 in New York. Legendary musical theatre composer and lyricist. He is best known for works such as "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "Into the Woods," and "Sweeney Todd." 
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Popular As Stephen Sondheim
Occupation Composer
Age 94 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 22, 1930 (New York)
Birthday March 22
Town/City New York
Nationality New York

🌙 Zodiac

Stephen Sondheim’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Stephen Sondheim was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Legendary musical theatre Composer and lyricist. He is best known for works such as "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "Into the Woods," and "Sweeney Todd." 

Before Fame

He was mentored by lyricist and Playwright Oscar Hammerstein II, who told him his first effort 'By George' was terrible. He then proceeded to train him in every area of structuring and writing musicals.


He detested filmed musicals, even though many of his productions were made into movies. He preferred instead "Citizen Kane," "The Grapes of Wrath," and other classic dramas.

Family Life

He was born into financial privilege, but emotional isolation. He has been in a relationship with his partner Jeff Romley.

Associated With

He wrote five songs for 1990's Dicky Tracy, including "Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)" by Madonna, which won the Academy Award for Best Song.

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