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Date of Birth 5 October 1925Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa

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Herbert Kretzmer was born on October 5, 1925 in Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa.

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 130, pp. 238-240. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
Won Broadway's 1987 Tony Award, his lyrics with Alain Boublil and the music of Claude-Michel Schönberg as Best Score for "Les Misérables."
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2011 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to music. He was the lyricist for the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel, "Les Miserables.".
Kensington, London, England [December 2010]

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