In their plush melodies and plummy platitudes, many Rodgers-and-Hammerstein songs were secular hymns, which so insinuated themselves into the ear of the Eisenhower-era listener that they became the liturgical music for the American mid-century.

Richard Corliss

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Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: American
Born: March 6, 1944
Died: April 23, 2015

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