Henry Krieger is an American composer who wrote the music for Dreamgirls, Side Show, and other works of musical theatre. Dreamgirls is an award-winning Broadway musical, which opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway and ran for 1,522 performances. ... A side show is an extra secondary production associated with a circus. ... The Fantasticks was the longest-running musical in history. ...
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Charles L. Bennett, a professor in the Krieger School's Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy, will be awarded the prestigious Henry Draper Medal on May 2 at the National Academy of Sciences' 142nd annual meeting.
The prize was established in 1886 by the wife of Henry Draper, a prominent amateur scientist and early pioneer of astronomical photography.
Henry A. Rowland, Johns Hopkins' first physics professor, received the award in 1890, and Robert W. Wood, a professor of experimental physics, won in 1940.
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