Today marks the centennial of the birth of composer Richard Rodgers
Today marks the centennial of the birth of composer Richard Rodgers. He was born on June 28, 1902. Rodgers was one of Americas most prolific and best-loved composers. He collaborated with Lorenz Hart on the songs My Funny Valentine, The Lady is a Tramp, Blue Moon, and Bewitched. Later he went on to collaborate with Oscar Hammerstein on the musicals, Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, the King and I, and The Sound of Music. Well hear a concert of Rodgers songs performed by singer Rebecca Kilgore and pianist, singer, and composer Dave Frishberg.