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Jonathan Larson (I) (1960–1996)

Jonathan Larson was born to Allan and Nanette Larson in Mount Vernon, New York, on February 4, 1960. A talented actor and musician, he was offered a full scholarship to Adelphi University on Long Island, where he met his idol (and later mentor) Stephen Sondheim. After graduating, he moved to the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan and, over a ... See full bio »

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 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Andrew Garfield/Coldplay (2014) ... (writer: "Seasons of Love" - uncredited)
  Girls (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2014) (music - 1 episode, 2014)
- She Said OK (2014) ... (lyrics: "Take Me or Leave Me" - uncredited) / (music: "Take Me or Leave Me" - uncredited)
  Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Quarterback (2013) ... (writer: "Seasons of Love" - uncredited)
- Comeback (2011) ... (lyrics: "Take Me or Leave Me" - uncredited) / (music: "Take Me or Leave Me" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 18 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (writer: "No Day But Today" (Live at Soundstage))
- Top 12 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Out Tonight")
 2013 Ànima (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.17 (2013) ... (writer: "T'abrigaré")
 2012 Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony (TV Special) (writer: "No Day But Today")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Round Six (2011) ... (lyrics: "Seasons of Love") / (music: "Seasons of Love")
 2011 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael's Last Dundies (2011) ... (writer: "Remember to Call")
 2009 Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (TV Movie) (writer: "Seasons of Love" - as Jonathan D. Larson)
  The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Loobenfeld Decay (2008) ... (lyrics: "Out Tonight" - uncredited) / (music: "Out Tonight" - uncredited)
 2005 Rent (writer: "Seasons of Love", "Rent", "You'll See", "One Song Glory", "Light My Candle", "Today 4 U", "Tango: Maureen", "Life Support", "Another Day/No Day But Today (reprise)", "Out Tonight", "Will I?", "Santa Fe", "I'll Cover You", "Over the Moon", "La Vie Boheme", "I Should Tell You", "Take Me or Leave Me", "Without You", "Goodbye Love", "What You Own", "Finale A", "Your Eyes", "Finale B/No Day But Today", "Seasons of Love B (Reprise)", "La Vie Boheme B (Reprise)", "I'll Cover You (Reprise)/Seasons Of Love")
  Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2001) (music - 1 episode, 2001)
- My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... (lyrics: "Seasons of Love") / (music: "Seasons of Love")
 1997 The 51st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Rent")
 1996 The 50th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Seasons of Love", "La Vie Boheme")
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His musical, "Rent," was performed at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Krysten Cummings, Jacqui Dubois, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Bonny Lockhart, Jesse L. Martin, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, and Jessica Tezzier in the cast. Michael Greif was director. See more »

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With this work I celebrate my friends and the many others who continue to fulfill their dreams and to live their lives in the shadow of AIDS. In these dangerous times, where it seems the world is ripping apart at the seams, we can all learn how to survive from those who stare death squarely in the face every day, and we should reach out to each other and bond as a community, rather than hide from... See more »

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Postumously won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for the musical Rent (2005), which is loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's opera "La Bohème.". See more »

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