Jule Styne ( / ˈdʒuːli staɪn /;  born Julius Kerwin Stein; December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994)  was an English-American songwriter and composer best known for a series of Broadway musicals, including several famous frequently-revived shows that also became successful films: Gypsy, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and Funny Girl.
Jule Styne, original name Julius Kerwin Stein, (born Dec. 31, 1905, London, Eng.—died Sept. 20, 1994, New York, N.Y., U.S.), American songwriter. The son of Ukrainian Jewish parents, Stein immigrated with them to the United States in 1912.
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Sep 20, 1994 · Jule Styne - Biography Biography Born December 31, 1905, London, England Died September 20, 1994, New York City With the scores of such Broadway classics as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Peter Pan, Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy and Funny Girl to his credit, composer Jule Styne ranks as one of the undisputed architects of the American musical theater.
He is an Inductee in The Songwriters' Hall of Fame and the Theater Hall of Fame, and is the proud owner of two Grammy awards, a Tony award, an Oscar, an Emmy, the Donaldson Award and The Drama Critics Circle Award. Jule Styne died in 1994 in New York City. Honored with SHOF’s highest accolade, the Johnny Mercer Award, in 1993
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Sep 20, 1994 · Jule Styne Brilliant, prolific tunesmith who, over the course of a nearly 75-year long career, composed 2,000 songs, published 1,500 of them, and had somewhere around 200 of them become enormous...