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Andrew Lloyd-Webber attends "A Night Of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards" in London
British impresario/TV personality Andrew Lloyd-Webber attends "A Night Of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards" at The Imperial War Museum in London on December 15 2010. UPI/Rune Hellestad
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Best Original Song 1996: Evita Best Original Score 1980: Evita Best Original Song 1996: Evita Performing Arts 2001: Jesus Christ Superstar Best Cast Show Album 1980: Evita 1983 Cats Best Contemporary Composition 1985: Lloyd Webber: Requiem 2008: Society of London Theatre Special Award

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer of musical theatre.

Lloyd Webber has achieved great popular success in musical theatre, and has been referred to as "the most commercially successful composer in history." Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. He has also gained a number of honours, including a knighthood in 1992, followed by a peerage from the British Government for services to Music, seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, fourteen Ivor Novello Awards, seven Olivier Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2006. Several of his songs, notably "The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera, "I Don't Know How to Love Him" from Jesus Christ Superstar, "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" and "You Must Love Me" from Evita, "Any Dream Will Do" from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and "Memory" from Cats have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals.

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