Lloyd Webber and Sarah Brightman
Lloyd Webber and Sarah Brightman. Yesterday well-known English composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber had birthday, he is 64 now. I found some curious facts from his biography. For example the fact that he married Sarah Brightman 28 years ago, right on his birthday – 22 March 1984. He cast Brightman in the lead role for his musical The Phantom of the Opera. The couple existed for 6 years, but they didn’t have children, and finally divorced on 3 January 1990. One more fact – Sarah’s ex husbands’ names were Andrew. And Andrew’s first and second wives’ names were Sarah.
Lloyd Webber started writing his own music at the age of nine. His aunt also Viola gave him idea to build his own toy theater. Thanks to his aunt Viola, an actress, he looked at the world of theater from behind the scenes, as she often took him to her work.
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.