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Encyclopedia > George Forrest (author)

George Forrest (born Brooklyn, New York, July 31, 1915) is an American writer of musical theatre best known for the show Kismet, adapted from the works of Alexander Borodin. The Brooklyn Bridge in 1890, seven years after its opening Kings County in New York State Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York City. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... There are several things which use the word Kismet: Kismet is a robot intended to demonstrate simulated emotion. ... Borodins tomb bust at Tikhvin Cemetery Alexander Porfyrevich Borodin (Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н) (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887) was a Russian composer who made his living as a chemist. ...

Born George Forrest Chichester, Jr., he was also known professionally at times as Chet Forrest. Throughout his career he worked exclusively with the writer Robert Wright, all their musicals being joint works. Most of their famous works were in fact adaptations of classical music for the musical stage. Robert Wright (born Daytona Beach, Florida, September 25, 1914; died Miami, Florida, October 10, 1999) was a United States writer of musical theatre best known for the show Kismet, adapted from the works of Alexander Borodin. ... Classical music is music considered classical, as sophisticated and refined, in a regional tradition. ...


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