Canadian composer and pianist.
Born December 18, 1928 in Montreal, Quebec.
Best remembered for his score to musical “Hair”.
Grammy and Tony-award winning composer, Galt MacDermot is best known for the music he wrote for the Broadway score of HAIR and Two Gentlemen of Verona. He garnered his first Grammy for the song, African Waltz, in 1960. His work spans the gamut of performing arts: musicals, ballet scores, film scores, chamber music, the Anglican liturgy, orchestral, poetry, drama accompaniments, band repertory and opera. Film scores include Rhinoceros, Cotton Comes to Harlem, Mistress and HAIR. last.fm