John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927)  is an American composer, known largely for his work in the musical theater. As part of the songwriting team Kander and Ebb (with lyricist Fred Ebb ), Kander wrote the scores for 15 musicals, including Cabaret (1966) and Chicago (1975), both of which were later adapted into acclaimed films.
John Kander, the composer half of the legendary songwriting team, Kander and Ebb that has produced Cabaret, Woman of the Year, The Act and the incomparable Chicago, was born in Kansas City, Missouri on March 18, 1927. Kander began studying music as a child and in his early career worked as a conductor and accompanying pianist for many productions.
John Kander was born on March 18, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is a composer and writer, known for Chicago (2002), Cabaret (1972) and Shame (2011). He has been married to Albert Stephenson since 2010. Family (2) Trivia (18)
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John Kander and Fred Ebb An important composer for the American musical theater from the early ’60s, Kander studied music as a child, continued at college, and was determined to make his way in...
John Kander was born on 18 March 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is a composer and writer, known for Chicago (2002), Cabaret (1972) and Shame (2011). He has been married to Albert Stephenson since 2010. More at IMDbPro Contact info Agent info Resume Born March 18, 1927 Add to list Nominated for 2 Oscars 7 wins & 25 nominations total
Kander was born March 18, 1927, in Kansas City, MO, and began studying music as a child; he started his professional career in 1950 with Second Square, and between 1955 and 1957 served as choral director and conductor for Rhode Island's Warwick Musical Theatre.