Rodgers & Hammerstein is considered one of the greatest success stories on Broadway! Look back and the duo’s long and prominent career!
It’s normal for people to pair off, sometimes for personal reasons and sometimes for professional reasons; and every once in a while, certain people come together and it feels like fate must have intervened. This is the case with Rodgers & Hammerstein.
When Richard Rodgers combined his musical themes with the lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein, magic was made. The two men were already in their 40s when their combined career took off. The unstoppable duo would go on to create favorites such as The Sound of Music, Carousel, The King and I, Oklahoma!, and South Pacific among several other musicals.
Watch as CBS Sunday Morning looks back on the epic career of Rodgers & Hammerstein: