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Stephen Schwartz biography Defying GravityTo "meet" Stephen Schwartz in print, read the biography Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked

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Stephen Schwartz at Booksigning Event

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz with Carol de Giere, author of the authorized Stephen Schwartz biography Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, at a booksigning at Barnes and Noble in Skokie, Illinois, January, 2009.

Which Stephen Schwartz?

It's a popular name. Sometimes called Steve Schwartz or (misspelled) Steven Schwartz, or (misspelled) Swartz, Stephen Schwartz is the Broadway and film songwriter who served as composer-lyricist for Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, The Baker's Wife, Working, Rags (lyrics only), Children of Eden, Wicked, Geppetto, Geppetto and Son. Stephen Schwartz's career also included movies: The Prince of Egypt. He wrote lyrics only for Disney's Enchanted, Pocahontas, and The Hunchback of Notre dame.