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Hammerstein, Oscar

Line breaks: Oscar Ham¦mer|stein
Pronunciation: /ˈhaməstʌɪn
 
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Definition of Hammerstein, Oscar in English:

( 1895–1960), American librettist; full name Oscar Hammerstein II. He collaborated with various composers, most notably Richard Rodgers, with whom he wrote Oklahoma! (1943), South Pacific (1949), and The Sound of Music (1959).

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