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Henry Krieger

Henry Krieger began composing for Off-Broadway while in his ‘20s, during which time he met lyricist Tom Eyen. Together they created the score for the landmark 1981 Broadway musical DREAMGIRLS, which received six Tony Awards. Mr. Krieger won a Tony nomination for his score to DREAMGIRLS, as well as the 1982 Grammy Award for Best Original Cast Album. Two years later, his musical THE TAP DANCE KID opened on Broadway, earning a pair of Tony Awards.