Stephen Schwartz was born on March 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Carole Piasecki since July 6, 1969. They have two children.
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- Ironically, being a major Broadway composer, he's lost the Tony award six times, whereas for writing songs for animated movies he's received three Oscars. His six Tony nominations are: in 1973, as Best Score (Musical), both music and lyrics for "Pippin;" in 1977, as Best Score, both music and lyrics, for "Godspell;" in 1978, as Best Book (Musical) and, for both music and lyrics, as one of several people sharing a nomination as Best Score for "Working;" in 1987, his lyrics with the music of Charles Strouse for "Rags;" and in 2004, as Best Score (Music and/or Lyrics) for "Wicked."
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.