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Norman Rosemont

  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
  • Birthday: December 12
Date of passing: 
April 22, 2018

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Norman Rosemont was an American producer.

He began his career as a press agent and public relations counsel for Samuel Goldwyn before going to work for lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Fritz Loewe.

Early in his career, Rosemont served as executive vice president and general manager of the company run by Lerner and Loewe, who composed the music for such Broadway classics as My Fair Lady, Gigi, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, and Brigadoon.

He was executive producer on a 1962 special, The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe, directed by Norman Jewison and featuring Julie Andrews, Richard Burton and Maurice Chevalier.

Norman Rosemont was an American producer.

He began his career as a press agent and public relations counsel for Samuel Goldwyn before going to work for lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Fritz Loewe.

Early in his career, Rosemont served as executive vice president and general manager of the company run by Lerner and Loewe, who composed the music for such Broadway classics as My Fair Lady, Gigi, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, and Brigadoon.

He was executive producer on a 1962 special, The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe, directed by Norman Jewison and featuring Julie Andrews, Richard Burton and Maurice Chevalier.

Rosemont produced a televised version of Brigadoon that starred Robert Goulet and collected five Emmys in 1967.

Rosemont went on to produce TV versions of Miracle on 34th Street, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Count of Monte-Cristo, The Man in the Iron Mask, Captains Courageous, Les Miserables, A Tale of Two Cities, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Ivanhoe, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Witness for the Prosecution.

He also produced entertainment specials, including the Primetime Emmy Awards broadcasts in 1976 and 1979.

Rosemont’s final television credit was as executive producer of the 2001 made-for-TV children's movie Back to the Secret Garden, the sequel to 1987’s The Secret Garden, which Rosemont also executive produced.

Rosemont died April 22, 2018, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 93.

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