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Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein IIAKA Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II

Born: 12-Jul-1895
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 23-Aug-1960
Location of death: Doylestown, PA
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician, Screenwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Rodgers and Hammerstein

Father: William Hammerstein (son of Oscar Hammerstein I)
Mother: Alice Nimmo
Wife: Myra Finn (m. 22-Aug-1917, div. 1929, one son, one daughter)
Son: William (b. 1918)
Daughter: Alice
Wife: Dorothy Blanchard Jacobson (m. 14-May-1929, one son, one stepdaughter)
Son: James Hammerstein (b. 23-Mar-1931, d. 7-Jan-1999)
Daughter: Susan Blanchard (stepdaughter)

    University: AB, Columbia University (1916)
    Law School: Columbia Law School (two years)

    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1941 for Lady Be Good (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1946 for State Fair (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Dramatists Guild of America
    Dutch Treat Club (1947-60)
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League Founding Member (1936)
    Cholecystectomy (1958)
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal
    German Ancestry

    Main Street to Broadway (13-Oct-1953) · Himself

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