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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 6 July 1944Vannes, Morbihan, France

Mini Bio (1)

Before writing musicals, Schonberg was an artistic director at EMI; he was producing artists such as Gilbert Bécaud, Franck Pourcel, Regine. In 1973, he composed the music for "La Revolution Francaise", and acted as "King Louis XVI" in the production. Franck Pourcel decided to produce in first LP in 1974: "Le Premier Pas" (one of the famous French songs of the century). Schonberg was married twice; first with Beatrice Schonberg, from which he has 2 children, and, the second time, he married an English ballerina, Charlotte Talbot: he has a baby girl. He lives in France with his family.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Spouse (2)

Charlotte Talbot (? - ?) (3 children)
Beatrice Schonberg (? - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

He was awarded the 1997 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Musical of 1996 for "Martin Guerre", with Alain Boublil, Edward Hardy and Stephen Clark Edward.
In 1987, won two Tony Awards for "Les Misérables", in collaboration with Alain Boublil: as Best Book (Musical), and, also with additional lyricist-collaborator Herbert Kretzmer, as Best Score. In 1991, he was also twice Tony-nominated with collaborator Boublil: as Best Book (Musical) and, also with additional lyricist-collaborator Richard Maltby Jr., for "Miss Saigon".
Alain Boublil and his musical, "The House of Martin Guerre", was awarded the 1996 Joseph Jefferson Award for Musical Production at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
His musical, "Miss Saigon", at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, Illinois was nominated for a 2009 Joseph Jefferson Award for Production of a Musical (Large).
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Alain Boublil and his musical, "Les Miserables" at the Drury Lane Productions in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2014 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Musical Production.
Alain Boublil and his musical, "Les Miserables" at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2008 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Large Musical Production.
Alain Boublil and his musical, "Les Miserables," at the Paramount Theater in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2015 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Best Large Musical Production.

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