Main: Happy Birthday Richard Rodgers

in Daily Programme, Radio Riel Main

by Gabrielle Riel on Thursday, 28 June, 2012

On this day in 1902, the American composer Richard Rodgers was born. Rodgers, along with his lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, wrote some of the most iconic songs of the 20th Century, for Broadway, movies and television.

In honor of his 110th Birthday, today’s program on Radio Riel’s Main stream features his music as well as other music from Broadway and some of his contemporaries such as George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Johnny Mercer.

Today’s program is presented by Gabrielle Riel. To listen, click here to start your player . If you are in the United States, please use the following link: .


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