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On Broadway, Cy Feuer produced and/or directed Where’s Charley? (1948), Guys and Dolls (1950), Can-Can (1953), The Boy Friend (1954), Silk Stockings (1955), Whoop-Up (1958), How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1961), Little Me (1962), Skyscraper (1965), Walking Happy (1966), The Goodbye People (1969), The Act (1977), and I Remember Mama (1979). He produced the films Where's Charley? (1952), Cabaret (1972), Piaf (1982), A Chorus Line (1985).

As well as discovering Gwen Verdon, Julie Andrews, Chita Rivera, Stubby Kaye, Hans Conried, et. al., he racially integrated the orchestras of Broadway for the first time. His productions garnered 24 Tonys, 8 Oscars, 3 Golden Globes, one Pulitzer Prize and countless other awards too numerous to mention.

He was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1911. After graduating from Juilliard in 1933 he played trumpet at The Roxy and Radio City Music Hall before becoming head of the music department of Republic Pictures where, between 1937 and 1948, he scored, arranged and conducted 125 films. As composer, he received five Academy Award nominations for Storm Over Bengal (1938), She Married a Cop (1939), Hit Parade of 1941 (1940), Ice Capades Revue (1941) and Mercy Island (1941).

During World War II, he was a captain in the Army Air Corps.

From 1982 to 2003, he was President, then Chairman of the League of American Theatres and Producers (now, The Broadway League). His autobiography, I Got The Show Right Here (Simon & Schuster) was published in 2003.

He died May 17th, 2006.

List of Cy Feuer's Film Music Credits (1937-1948)