Michael Friedman (composer)

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Michael Friedman (September 24, 1975 – September 9, 2017) was an American composer and lyricist. He was a founding associate artist of The Civilians. He received a 2007 Obie award for excellence.[1] His musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson opened on Broadway in October 2010. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Friedman was openly gay.[2]

Friedman died on September 9, 2017 in Manhattan, New York from complications of AIDS at the age of 41.[2]

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  1. A A A Comments Tuesday, May 15, 2007 (2007-05-15). "2006–2007 Obie Award Winners - Page 1 - Theater - New York". Village Voice. Retrieved 2012-01-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Paulson (September 10, 2017). "Michael Friedman, Co-Creator of 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,' Dies at 41". The New York Times. Retrieved September 10, 2017.

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