Broadway Great Revealed in 'Somewhere for Me' The life of composer Richard Rodgers is the subject of Somewhere for Me by biographer Meryle Secrest. Rodgers helped create some of Broadway's most recognized music, from Oklahoma to The Sound of Music.
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Broadway Great Revealed in 'Somewhere for Me'

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Broadway Great Revealed in 'Somewhere for Me'

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Broadway Great Revealed in 'Somewhere for Me'

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The life of composer Richard Rodgers is the subject of Somewhere for Me by biographer Meryle Secrest. Rodgers, in collaboration with lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein, created some of Broadway's most recognized music for productions such as Oklahoma, Carousel, The King and I and The Sound of Music.

Secrest talks with NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg.

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