Andrew Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer of musicals in the rock era. With productions like Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Evita, and The Phantom of the Opera, Webber reinvented the musical theater for the rock generation.
Andrew Lloyd Webber was born into a musical family in South Kensington, London. His father William Lloyd Webber was an organist and professor of theory and composition at the Royal College of Music; his mother, Jean Johnstone, was a singer, pianist, and violinist at the Royal College. His younger brother Julian Lloyd Webber is a famous classical cellist. Starting at age three, Webber learned to play piano and violin at home. He began composing when... Read More