Andrew Lloyd Webber's commercially successful songs

Andrew Lloyd Webber's commercially successful songs

East Coast Gold looks at the music of successful composer Andrew Lloyd Webber in honour of his birthday. 

Andrew Lloyd Webber
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Andrew Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer of musicals in history, according to Forbes

The star was born on 22 March 1948 in South Kensington, London, United Kingdom. 

In an interview with NBC, the legend says he started writing musicals when he was just seven years old. He built himself a toy theatre and staged musicals with the help of his brother. 

His top ten musicals of all time as ranked by are:

- The Phantom of the Opera

- Evita

- Jesus Christ Superstar

- Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

- Sunset Boulevard

- Cats

- School of Rock

- Starlight Express

- Love Never Dies

- Tell Me On A Sunday

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He is a music genius who has produced songs such as 'Any Dream Will Do' and 'Memory'. 

His latest musical, 'Sunset Boulevard', has grossed more than $6-billion worldwide and has been seen by more than 140-million people. 

To celebrate his 74th birthday, we look at some of his biggest songs. 

Any Dream Will Do 


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