You may not know the name, Trude Rittman, but you have certainly heard her music. During the “Golden Age of Broadway” (and beyond) she composed music for 33 Broadway musicals including Carousel, Brigadoon, South Pacific, Fininan’s Rainbow, The King and I, My Fair Lady, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Peter Pan, The Sound of Music, and Camelot. In this episode Albert Evans and I tell the story of one of the least known, but most significant, women that invented the musical.
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