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Sondheim, shown here in 1974, won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for Sunday in the Park with George. He has also received eight Tony Awards, eight Grammy awards and a Kennedy Center Honor. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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At 80, Musical-Theater Icon Stephen Sondheim Looks Back

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Overture Orchestrea
Happiness Broadway Cast
My Friends Len Cariou & Angela Lansbury
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Overture and Night Waltz Broadway Cast
Black & Tan Fantasy Vijay Iyer
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The Price Of Putting 'Your Brain On Computers'

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Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme Mothers of Invention
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