Jonathan Larson

Jonathan Larson

Jonathan Larson

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Jonathan Larson (February 4, 1960 – January 25, 1996) was an American composer and playwright noted for the serious social issues of multiculturalism, addiction, and homophobia explored in his work. Typical examples of his use of these themes are found in his works, Rent and tick, tick... BOOM!. He received three posthumous Tony Awards and a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the rock opera Rent.

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  • Known For
    Writing
  • Born
    4 February 1960
  • Place of Birth
    Mount Vernon, New York, USA
  • Died
    25 January 1996 (aged 35)