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Jule Styne.

Jule Styne, 88, one of America's most prolific songwriters and Broadway composers, died of heart failure on September 21, 1994, in New York City.

He composed hundreds of popular songs and the scores for many successful Broadway musicals. Among his bestknown shows were High Button Shoes, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Bells Are Ringing, and Gypsy. His last work for the theater was the musical version of The Red Shoes [See Dance Magazine, November 1993, page 54!, the ballet sequence from which was recently added to the repertoire of American Ballet Theatre.
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Title Annotation:songwriter and composer
Publication:Dance Magazine
Article Type:Obituary
Date:Dec 1, 1994
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