Cy Coleman

Cy Coleman

Arranger

Cy Coleman, the Tony Award-winning Broadway composer who rose from child classical pianist to jazz player to master of the catchy show tune, died Nov. 18, 2004, of a heart attack, according to friends and colleagues in the theatre community. Among Broadway musicals composed by Mr. Coleman are Little Me, On the Twentieth Century, City of Angels, Barnum, The Will Rogers Follies, I Love My Wife and The Life.

Read Full Obituary
  • Also known as: Seymour Kaufman
  • Born: Jun 14, 1929 in New York, New York
  • Death: Nov 18, 2004 in New York, NY

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1999 Outstanding Music Exactly Like You Nominee
1997 Outstanding Music The Life Winner
1991 Outstanding Music The Will Rogers Follies Winner
1990 Outstanding Music City of Angels Winner
1980 Outstanding Music Barnum Nominee
1978 Outstanding Music On the Twentieth Century Winner
1977 Outstanding Music I Love My Wife Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1997 Best Musical The Life Nominee
1991 Best Musical The Will Rogers Follies Winner
1990 Best Musical City of Angels Winner
1977 Best Musical I Love My Wife Nominee
1973 Best Musical Seesaw Nominee
Tony Award
1997 Best Book of a Musical The Life Nominee
1997 Best Original Score The Life Nominee
1991 Best Original Score The Will Rogers Follies Winner
1990 Best Original Score City of Angels Winner
1980 Best Original Score Barnum Nominee
1978 Best Original Score On the Twentieth Century Winner
1977 Best Original Score I Love My Wife Nominee
1974 Best Original Score Seesaw Nominee
1966 Composer and Lyricist Sweet Charity Nominee
1963 Composer and Lyricist Little Me Nominee

 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!