'Send In The Clowns' composer Stephen Sondheim passes away, Barbra Streisand and Lea Salonga pay tribute

Published November 27, 2021, 7:43 AM

by Robert Requintina

Stephen Sondheim (Photo from Lea Salonga’s Instagram)

Stephen Sondheim, who composed the classic Broadway song “Send In The Clowns” from “A Little Night Music,” has passed away. He was 91.

Variety.com reports that Sondheim was hailed as one of the most influential and innovative voices in the history of American musical theater by friends and fans.

Barbra Streisand led stars in honoring the composer behind such Broadway landmarks as “Company,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Follies,” “A Little Night Music,” “Sunday in the Park With George,” “Merrily We Roll Along,” “Into the Wood” and “Assassins.”

“Thank the Lord that Sondheim lived to be 91 years old, so he had time to write such wonderful music and GREAT lyrics,” Streisand wrote on Twitter, according to Variety.

Filipino Broadway star Lea Salonga also praised Sondheim.

The full report from Variety, a popular entertainment website in the US:

https://variety.com/2021/theater/news/stephen-sondheim-dead-91-tribute-lea-salonga-josh-gad-1235120396/

 
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