Did Sondheim have a family?

Sondheim was born on March 22, 1930, into a Jewish family in New York City, the son of Etta Janet (“Foxy”; née Fox; 1897–1992) and Herbert Sondheim (1895–1966). His paternal grandparents, Isaac and Rosa, were German Jews and his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Bessie, were Lithuanian Jews from Vilnius.

Who was Stephen Sondheim’s mother?

Stephen Sondheim

What were Stephen Sondheim parents professions?

His parents worked in the fashion industry: His father was a dress manufacturer; his mother was a designer. Sondheim showed early musical aptitude — playing piano at a young age — but his parents were largely distracted, his father by work, and his mother by unhappiness.

Who inherited Sondheim’s estate?

The Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim who died in November left an estate worth $75 million to his spouse, arts charities and friends, the Mail reports this month. The songwriter of West Side Story’s estate included the rights to his music and literary works, his personal effects and finances.