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Lee Adams

AKA Lee Richard Adams

Born: 14-Aug-1924
Birthplace: Mansfield, OH

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bye Bye Birdie

Military service: US Army (14th Armored Division, WWII)

Collaborator with Charles Strouse.

Father: Leopold Adams (physician)
Mother: Florence Ellis
Wife: Rita Reich (m. 21-Jul-1957, div. 1978, one daughter)
Wife: Kelly Wood (actress, m. 13-Sep-1980)

    High School: Mansfield High School, Mansfield, OH (1942)
    University: BA Journalism, Ohio State University (1949)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1950)

    Tony 1961 for Bye Bye Birdie (best musical)
    Tony 1970 for Applause (best musical)
    Emmy 1996 for Bye Bye Birdie (music and lyrics)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1989

    The Prodigal (14-Oct-1983)

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