Hammerstein, Oscar 1846?-1919. German-born American operatic supervisor just who founded opera homes in Harlem (1888) and New york (1906). His grandson Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), a lyricist, collaborated on many musicals and is most commonly known for his attempts with Richard Rodgers, particularly Oklahoma! (1943) in addition to Sound of musical (1959).
United States lyricist whom collaborated on many musical comedies (many effectively with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960)