Albert Hague

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Albert Hague (* 13. October 1920 in Berlin ; † 12. November 2001 in Marina del Rey , California ) was a German-American musical - composer and actor .


Albert Hague, who came from a Jewish family, fled to Rome with his family in 1937; In 1939 they came to the United States. Here he completed a music degree at the University of Cincinnati and worked as a bar pianist. During World War II he played in the Special Service Band , a military band in the United States Army . From 1948 he appeared as a musical composer. His best-known works are the Broadway plays Plain and Fancy (1955), Redhead (1959), Cafe Crown (1964) and The Fig Leaves Are Falling (1969).

From 1980 he was also known as a film actor. In Fame and the series that followed, he played music teacher Benjamin Shorofsky .

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  1. ^ Albert Hague, 81, a Composer and Actor ,, November 15, 2001, accessed April 27, 2019