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John Kander

John Kander was born on March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is known for Chicago (2002), Cabaret (1972) and Shame (2011). He has been married to Albert Stephenson since 2010. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Chicago Music Department
Cabaret Music Department
Shame Soundtrack
Gone Girl Soundtrack


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 2019 Fosse/Verdon (TV Mini Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Nowadays (2019) ... (music: Chicago)
- All I Care About Is Love (2019) ... (music: Chicago)
- Me and My Baby (2019) ... (music: Cabaret)
- Life Is a Cabaret (2019) ... (music: Cabaret)
 2015 Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre (TV Movie) (dance music by)
 2012-2015 Gintberg på kanten (TV Series documentary) (music - 12 episodes)
- Fuengirola (2015) ... (music)
- DR (2015) ... (music)
- Danida (2014) ... (music)
- Pressen (2014) ... (music)
- Fagforeningen (2014) ... (music - as Johan Kander)
 2012 Den store bagedyst (TV Series) (additional music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (additional music)
 2002 Chicago (composer: songs)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (dance music arranger)
 1991 Billy Bathgate (composer: unused music - uncredited)
 1988 The 60th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special music material)
 1988 The Thorns (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Other Maid (1988) ... (composer: theme music)
 1985 Frank Sinatra in Japan: Live at the Budokan Hall, Tokyo (TV Special) (music: "Theme from New York, New York")
 1979 French Postcards (composer: song "The Thing of It Is")
 1975 Funny Lady (music and lyrics to original songs)
 1973 Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Special documentary) (composer: special musical material)
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (original musical material by)
 1972 Cabaret (composer: additional songs)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Zorba. Musical. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Johan Kander


Albert Stephenson

Did You Know?


Fred Ebb and his musical, "Chicago The Musical" at the Drury Lane Productions Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2017 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Musical Production. See more »

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