Henry Krieger

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Henry Krieger (born February 9, 1945 in New York City) is an American musical theatre composer. He most notably wrote the music for the Broadway shows Dreamgirls (1981, with lyrics and book by Tom Eyen),The Tap Dance Kid (1983), and Side Show (1997).

He was nominated for the Tony Awards for Best Score for both Dreamgirls and Side Show, won a Grammy Award for the cast album of Dreamgirls and received three Academy Award nominations for the songs he wrote for the 2006 film.

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Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1982 Dreamgirls (1982 original Broadway cast) Henry Krieger 5
1997 Side Show (Original Broadway Cast) Bill Russell & Henry Krieger 1
2002 Dreamgirls in Concert (2001 New York concert cast) Henry Krieger 1
2006 Dreamgirls (2006 film cast) Henry Krieger 4 4

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