Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (1895 - 1960)

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Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II
Born in New York City, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in Baltimore, Maryland, USAmap
Died in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Oscar Hammerstein was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and theatre director of musicals.


Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theater director of musicals for almost forty years. Hammerstein won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original Song. Hammerstein was the lyricist and playwright in his partnerships; his collaborators wrote the music. Hammerstein collaborated with composers Jerome Kern, Vincent Youmans, Rudolf Friml, Richard A. Whiting and Sigmund Romberg; but his most famous collaboration, by far, was with Richard Rodgers.

According to the 1900 United States Census, Oscar Hammerstein was 5 years old. He lived in the Borough of Manhattan in New York, New York. He was born in July 1895. Both parents were born in New York.

Name Relationship Sex AgeBirthplace
William HammersteinHead M 28 New York
Allie Hammerstein Wife F 26 New York
Oscar Hammerstein Son M 5 New York
Reginald Hammerstein Son M 3 New York


  1. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSK5-885 : accessed 12 July 2017), Oscar Hammerstein in household of William Hammerstein, Borough of Manhattan, Election District 11 New York City Ward 31, New York County, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 847, sheet 1B, family , NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,119.

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