The list of performers who came to sing Sondheim and so much more is long, and those who couldn't be there in person sent audio and video songs as well. "In at least one moment, Ms. Cook seemed to signal that she was hearing them, according to [singer Jessica] Molaskey. 'We started singing and she […]
The pianist Vikingur Olafsson, the music of Alexander Hamilton's time and Barbara Cook were among the highlights.
Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, and others came to sing by Ms. Cook’s bedside as she lay dying. Others sent audio and video recordings to say goodbye.
Barbara Cook’s career can be divided into two parts: her Broadway ingénue years, in which she enchanted audiences with her glittering soprano, and her cabaret years, in which she basically reinvented the great American songbook by revealing the hard truths in lyrics and autumnal light in melodies...
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Veteran Broadway actress Barbara Cook, known for her prolific career in musicals and cabaret and her soprano vocals, died on Tuesday from respiratory failure, her representative said. She was 89. Cook died in her Manhattan home surrounded by her family and close friends, her publicist Amanda Kaus...
Ms. Cook, a Tony Award-winning leading lady in Broadway musicals of the 1950s and ’60s, grappled with alcoholism and obesity before reinventing herself.
From The Los Angeles Times : Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway’s leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends, according to publicist Amanda Kaus. […]
The beloved soprano's last meal was vanilla ice cream.
Barbara Cook, whose performance as Marian, the lonely librarian who falls for the huckster musical instruments salesman “Professor” Harold Hill played by Robert Preston in The Music Man endeared her to generations of Broadway audiences beginning in the 1950s, died Tuesday morning in Manhattan. Show More Summary
Barbara Cook, a soprano who was known for originating the role of Marian Paroo (the Librarian) in The Music Man on Broadway and for her cabaret and concert performances, has died at 89.Cook started her career with a series of ingenue roles on Broadway in the 1950s and ‘60s, including ... More »
"Broadway's favorite ingenue" originated roles in "The Music Man" and "Candide."
Barbara Cook has passed away after battling respiratory failure at the age of 89. The 89-year-old entertainer died at her home in Manhattan surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday (August 8), THR reports. She performed in many musicals on Broadway including She Loves Me, The Music Man, Candide, and performed cabarets and shows at [...]
Barbara Cook, the golden-age Broadway ingenue who became a beloved cabaret and concert performer in the second act of her career, has died. She was 89. Read more...
Cook became famous for her parts in Leonard Bernstein's Candide and Meredith Willson's The Music Man. Then, when Broadway roles became scarce, she reinvented herself as a concert and cabaret artist.
She originated the Broadway role of Marian the librarian in “The Music Man.”
Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends, according...
Variety reports: Barbara Cook, the golden-age Broadway ingenue who became a beloved cabaret and concert performer in the second act of her career, has died. She was 89. Her son, Adam LeGrant, confirmed to Variety that she died early Tuesday morning at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by friends and family. Show More Summary
The death of Barbara Cook has been announced by her publicist. Once the supreme soprano of the Broadway stage, she evolved over time into an authority on the American art-song. She gave recitals at Carnegie Hall and mentored innumerable singers in the DMZ between opera, musicals and pop.