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Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber was born in 1948 He is the composer of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR the film scores of Gumshoe and The Odessa File EVITA VARIATIONS and TELL ME ON A SUNDAY combined as SONG DANCE CATS STARLIGHT EXPRESS REQUIEM a setting of the Latin Requiem Mass THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ASPECTS OF LOVE SUNSET BOULEVARD BY JEEVES WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND an THE BEAUTIFUL GAME He has won six Tony awards four Drama Desk awards three Grammys including the award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition for REQUIEM in 1986 and five Laurence Olivier awards In 1992 he was awarded a knighthood for Services to the Arts He was inducted into the American Songwriters Hall of Fame and given the Praemium Imperiale Award for Music in 1995 In 1996 he received the Richard Rodgers Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre In the 1997 New Years Honours List he was elevated to the peerage as The Lord Lloyd-Webber of Sydmonton Also in that year he and Sir Tim Rice were awarded a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Original Song for the EVITA movie soundtrack Through his company The Really Useful Group he has produced not only his own work but that of other writers including SHIRLEY VALENTINE LA BETE LEND ME A TENOR and DAISY PULLS IT OFF The Really Useful Groups purchase in January 2000 of the Stoll Moss group of theatres to add to its existing portfolio established it as the leading owner of theaters in Londons West End In 1998 Andrew Lloyd Webber filmed a musical for video for the first time The CATS video proved to be an award-winning success selling over 3 million copies world-wide and has paved the way for the filming of JOSEPH AND THE TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR In 1982 he became the first person ever to have three musicals running
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