Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II
Real name
Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II
Born
July 12, 1895
Died
August 23, 1960
Country
United States
IPI
00013308919
Comments
Lyricist and theatrical producer.
Family
Arthur Hammerstein    Uncle
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Songs written by Oscar Hammerstein II

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Cockeyed Optimist Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin March 1949 Covered by (27 artists)
A Fellow Needs a Girl Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers William Ching and Annamary Dickey October 10, 1947 Covered by (9 artists)
A Hundred Million Miracles Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Miyoshi Umeki, Conrad Yama, Keye Luke, Juanita Hall, Rose Quong October 27, 1958 Covered by (13 artists)
All at Once You Love Her Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Covered by (2 artists)
All er Nothin' Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Celeste Holm, Lee Dixon March 11, 1943 Covered by (4 artists)
All in Fun Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Frances Mercer and Jack Whiting November 17, 1939 Covered by (9 artists)
All the Things You Are Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Hiram Sherman, Frances Mercer, Hollace Shaw, Ralph Stuart November 17, 1939 Covered by (464 artists)
All Through the Day Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Margaret Whiting With Carl Kress & His Orchestra 1946 Covered by (16 artists)
Bali Ha'i Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Juanita Hall April 7, 1949 Covered by (56 artists)
Buddy on the Nightshift Kurt Weill, Oscar Hammerstein II Teresa Stratas 1981 Covered by Anne Sofie von Otter - Bengt Forsberg on piano
Can I Forget You Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Covered by (9 artists)
Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan December 27, 1927 Covered by (100 artists)
Carefully Taught Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers William Tabbert March 1949 Covered by (12 artists)
Chop Suey Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Juanita Hall, Patrick Adiarte October 27, 1958 Covered by (8 artists)
Climb Ev'ry Mountain Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Patricia Neway November 16, 1959 Covered by (59 artists)
Come Home Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Annamary Dickey October 10, 1947 Covered by (2 artists)
Dites-Moi Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Barbara Luna and Michael DeLeon March 1949 Covered by (10 artists)
Don't Ever Leave Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan and Robert Chisholm 1929 Covered by (23 artists)
Don't Marry Me Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Larry Blyden, Miyoshi Umeki October 27, 1958 Covered by (5 artists)
Do-Re-Mi Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin November 16, 1959 Covered by (35 artists)
D'ye Love Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Marilyn Miller September 22, 1925 Covered by Margaret Whiting
Edelweiss Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Theodore Bikel and Mary Martin November 16, 1959 Covered by (94 artists)
Everybody's Got a Home but Me Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus November 1955 Covered by (8 artists)
Getting to Know You Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Gertrude Lawrence 1951 Covered by (37 artists)
Gliding Through My Memoree Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Jack Soo October 27, 1958 Covered by (2 artists)
Grant Avenue Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Pat Suzuki October 27, 1958 Covered by (9 artists)
Happy Talk Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Juanita Hall April 7, 1949 Covered by (40 artists)
Heaven in My Arms Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Jack Whiting, Frances Mercer, and Hollace Shaw 1939 Covered by (2 artists)
Hello, Young Lovers Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Gertrude Lawrence March 29, 1951 Covered by (102 artists)
Honey Bun Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin April 7, 1949 Covered by (12 artists)
How Can Love Survive? Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Marion Marlowe, Kurt Kasznar and Theodore Bikel November 16, 1959 Covered by (3 artists)
I Am Going to Like It Here Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Miyoshi Umeki October 27, 1958 Covered by (7 artists)
I Cain't Say No Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Celeste Holm March 11, 1943 Covered by (9 artists)
I Enjoy Being a Girl Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Pat Suzuki October 27, 1958 Covered by (22 artists)
If I Loved You Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers John Raitt & Jan Clayton April 19, 1945 Covered by (121 artists)
I Have Dreamed Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Doretta Morrow and Larry Douglas March 29, 1951 Covered by (93 artists)
I'll Take Romance Oscar Hammerstein II, Ben Oakland Grace Moore November 17, 1937 Covered by (85 artists)
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin April 7, 1949 Covered by (20 artists)
I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin April 7, 1949 Covered by (28 artists)
I'm Your Girl Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Isabel Bigley & Bill Hayes April 20, 1953 Covered by (3 artists)
Indian Love Call Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Rudolf Friml Mary Ellis and Dennis King September 2, 1924 Covered by (64 artists)
In the Heart of the Dark Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Hollace Shaw October 1939 Covered by (4 artists)
It Might as Well Be Spring Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Louanne Hogan August 29, 1945 Covered by (255 artists)
It's a Scandal! It's an Outrage! Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Joseph Buloff 1952 Covered by (2 artists)
I've Told Ev'ry Little Star Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Walter Slezak November 8, 1932 Covered by (34 artists)
I Whistle a Happy Tune Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Gertrude Lawrence and Sandy Kennedy 1951 Covered by (13 artists)
I Won't Dance Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Adele Dixon April 1934 Covered by (79 artists)
June Is Bustin' Out All Over Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Christine Johnson, Jean Darling and Ensemble April 19, 1945 Covered by (15 artists)
Kansas City Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Lee Dixon, Betty Garde March 11, 1943 Covered by (5 artists)
Let's Say Good Night Till It's Morning Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Mary Hay and Jack Donahue September 22, 1925 Covered by Jack Buchanan and Elsie Randolph
Like a God Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Ed Kenney October 27, 1958 Covered by (4 artists)
Lonely Goatherd Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin November 16, 1959 Covered by (14 artists)
Lonely Little Room Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Howard Da Silva March 11, 1943 Covered by (2 artists)
Love, Look Away Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Arabella Hong October 27, 1958 Covered by (33 artists)
Lover Come Back to Me Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg Evelyn Herbert September 19, 1928 Covered by (199 artists)
Make Believe Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Norma Terris and Howard Marsh December 27, 1927 Covered by (35 artists)
Many a New Day Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Joan Roberts March 11, 1943 Covered by (4 artists)
Maria Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Patricia Neway, Elizabeth Howell, Muriel O'Malley, Karen Shepard November 16, 1959 Covered by (11 artists)
Moonlight on the Meadow Oscar Hammerstein II, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby Covered by (63 artists)
My Favorite Things Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin, Patricia Neway November 16, 1959 Covered by (294 artists)
My Lord and Master Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Doretta Morrow March 29, 1951 Covered by (7 artists)
Nobody Else but Me Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan December 27, 1927 Covered by (107 artists)
No Other Love Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Isabel Bigley & Bill Hayes April 20, 1953 Covered by (21 artists)
No Way to Stop It Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Theodore Bikel, Kurt Kasznar and Marion Marlowe 1959 Covered by (3 artists)
Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Alfred Drake March 11, 1943 Covered by (68 artists)
Oklahoma! Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Alfred Drake, Joan Roberts, Betty Garde, Barry Kelley, Edwin Clay March 11, 1943 Covered by (8 artists)
Ol' Man River Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Jules Bledsoe December 27, 1927 Covered by (148 artists)
One Alone Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Sigmund Romberg Robert Halliday November 30, 1926 Covered by (15 artists)
One Kiss Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg Evelyn Herbert September 19, 1928 Covered by (4 artists)
Ordinary Couple Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel November 16, 1959 Covered by (5 artists)
Out of My Dreams Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Joan Roberts March 11, 1943 Covered by (18 artists)
People Will Say We're in Love Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Alfred Drake & Joan Roberts March 11, 1943 Covered by (97 artists)
Pore Jud Is Daid Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Alfred Drake, Howard Da Silva 1952 Covered by (4 artists)
Rose-Marie Oscar Hammerstein II, Herbert Stothart, Otto Harbach, Rudolf Friml Dennis King & Arthur Dragon September 2, 1924 Covered by (18 artists)
Shall We Dance? Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Gertrude Lawrence and Yul Brynner 1951 Covered by (19 artists)
So Far Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Gloria Wills October 10, 1947 Covered by (11 artists)
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg William O'Neal September 19, 1928 Covered by (219 artists)
Soliloquy Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers John Raitt March 22, 1945 Covered by (8 artists)
So Long, Farewell Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel November 16, 1959 Covered by (11 artists)
Some Enchanted Evening Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Frank Sinatra 1949 Covered by (96 artists)
Something Wonderful Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Dorothy Sarnoff March 29, 1951 Covered by (48 artists)
Stout Hearted Men Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg Robert Halliday, William O'Neal and Male Chorus September 19, 1928 Covered by (12 artists)
Sunday Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Pat Suzuki, Larry Blyden October 27, 1958 Covered by (11 artists)
Ten Minutes Ago Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Jon Cypher, Julie Andrews March 31, 1957 Covered by (4 artists)
The Desert Song Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Sigmund Romberg Robert Halliday, Vivienne Segal November 30, 1926 Covered by (17 artists)
The Folks Who Live on the Hill Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Irene Dunne July 21, 1937 Covered by (110 artists)
The Gentleman Is a Dope Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Lisa Kirk October 10, 1947 Covered by (35 artists)
The Last Time I Saw Paris Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Ann Sothern September 1, 1941 Covered by (42 artists)
The Next Time It Happens Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers The Ames Brothers with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus November 1955 Covered by (6 artists)
The Night Is Young Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg Ramon Novarro & Evelyn Laye January 11, 1935 Covered by (5 artists)
The Other Generation Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Juanita Hall, Keye Luke October 27, 1958 Covered by (5 artists)
There Is Nothing Like a Dame Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Myron McCormick 1949 Covered by (18 artists)
There's Music in You Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Murphy October 13, 1953 Covered by Voctave
The Riff Song Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Sigmund Romberg Nat Shilkret and the Victor Orchestra 1927 Covered by (4 artists)
The Song Is You Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Tullio Carminati October 17, 1932 Covered by (180 artists)
The Sound of Music Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Mary Martin November 16, 1959 Covered by (68 artists)
The Surrey with the Fringe on Top Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Alfred Drake, Joan Roberts and Betty Garde March 11, 1943 Covered by (121 artists)
This Nearly Was Mine Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Ezio Pinza March 1949 Covered by (67 artists)
Toodle-oo Oscar Hammerstein II, Vincent Youmans, William Cary Duncan Mary Hay and Stanley Ridges December 25, 1923 Covered by (4 artists)
We Kiss in a Shadow Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Doretta Morrow and Larry Douglas 1951 Covered by (49 artists)
What a Lovely Day for a Wedding Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Paul Parks and Ensemble October 10, 1947 Covered by (2 artists)
What's the Use of Wondrin' Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Jan Clayton April 19, 1945 Covered by (12 artists)
When I Grow Too Old to Dream Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg Ramon Novarro & Evelyn Laye January 11, 1935 Covered by (90 artists)
When I Marry Mister Snow Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Jean Darling 1945 Covered by (2 artists)
Who? Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach Marilyn Miller and Paul Frawley September 22, 1925 Covered by (18 artists)
Why Do I Love You? Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Norma Terris, Howard Marsh, Charles Winninger, Edna May Oliver December 27, 1927 Covered by (37 artists)
Why Was I Born? Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II Helen Morgan 1929 Covered by (63 artists)
You Are Beautiful Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Ed Kenney, Juanita Hall October 27, 1958 Covered by (13 artists)
You Are Sixteen Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Lauri Peters and Brian Davies November 16, 1959 Covered by (14 artists)
You'll Never Walk Alone Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers Christine Johnson April 19, 1945 Covered by (278 artists)
Younger Than Springtime Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers William Tabbert April 7, 1949 Covered by (42 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
A Kiss to Build a Dream On Oscar Hammerstein II Moonlight on the Meadow Kay Brown Covered by (61 artists)
Bill Oscar Hammerstein II Bill Helen Morgan Covered by (29 artists)

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein Bernadette Peters 2002 Angel
Enchanted - Celebrating Rodgers & Hammerstein II Cynthia Dale August 2006 (self-released)
Fred Hersch Plays Rodgers & Hammerstein Fred Hersch 1996 Nonesuch
Many a New Day Karrin Allyson September 18, 2015 Motéma
Oscar & Steve Mandy Patinkin October 24, 1995 Nonesuch
Rodgers & Hammerstein Album Helen Merrill 1982 JVC
Rosemary Clooney with the L.A. Jazz Choir Sings Rodgers, Hart & Hammerstein Rosemary Clooney with the L.A. Jazz Choir 1990 Concord Jazz
Something Wonderful - Bryn Terfel Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein Bryn Terfel 1996 Deutsche Grammophon
Something Wonderful - Songs of Oscar Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim Anne Kerry Ford 1997 LML Music
The Groovy Sound of Music Gary Burton 1965 RCA Victor
The King and I Ted Rosenthal Trio 2007 Venus Records
The Sound of Rodgers & Hammerstein Helena Blackman February 14, 2011 Speckulation Entertainment

Reported errors

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