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Andrew Lloyd-Webber is an English composer of musical theatre.
Lloyd-Webber is arguably the most popular theatre composer of all time, with multiple showpieces that have run for more than a decade both on Broadway and in the West End. He has composed 13 musicals, accumulating a number of honors, including a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in 1992 then followed by a peerage, three Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe Award. Several of his songs, notably “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” from ?Jesus Christ Superstar?, “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina” from ?Evita?, “Memory” from ?Cats?, and “The Music of the Night” from ?The Phantom of the Opera? have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals.