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Boublil, Alain locked

  • Jessica Sternfeld


(b Tunis, Tunisia, March 5, 1941). French lyricist. Boublil and composer claude-michel Schönberg are, along with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, largely the driving forces behind the dominance of the megamusical in the musical theater world since the 1980s. Educated in Paris at the Institute of Higher Commercial Studies, Boublil has no formal training in the arts but became interested in radio and writing lyrics. When Boublil saw Lloyd Webber’s and Tim Rice’s ...

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