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Charles Strouse

Born: 7-Jun-1928
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bye Bye Birdie

Collaborator with Lee Adams.

Father: Ira Strouse (tobacco executive)
Mother: Ethel Newman
Wife: Barbara Siman (m. 23-Sep-1962, three sons, one daughter)
Son: Benjamin
Son: Nicholas
Daughter: Victoria
Son: William Lee

    High School: Townsend Harris High School, Queens, NY (transferred)
    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1944)
    University: Eastman School of Music
    University: BMus, University of Rochester (1947)

    Tony 1961 for Bye Bye Birdie (best musical)
    Tony 1970 for Applause (best musical)
    Tony 1977 for Annie (original score)
    Emmy 1996 for Bye Bye Birdie (music and lyrics)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1985

Author of books:
Put on a Happy Face: A Broadway Memoir (2008)

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