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The author of a musical " has died; the Violinist on a roof

the author of the libretto of the well-known musical " Has died; the Violinist on a roof and the scenario of the film with the same name Joseph Stajn.
the Well-known Broadway librettist has died on Sunday in the medical centre of Manhattan at the age of 98 years after unsuccessful falling, informs Associated Press. By words spouses of playwright Elizy Stajn, it has been hospitalised in the centre with the diagnosis a cancer predstatelnoj glands .
J. Stajn was the owner of the award Tony for the libretto to one of the most well-known musicals of the Broadway the Violinist on a roof . A musical 1964. On motives of stories Sholom - Alejhema about Teve - molochnike on music of Dzherri of the Side became one of the most popular in the world, has been awarded sets of theatrical awards.
in 1971. On screens there was a film the Violinist on a roof the scenario to which also has written J. Stajn. The film has received three awards Oscar And a number of other prestigious awards.
J. Stajn has written the libretto to several tens Broadway statements, in which number Mr. a miracle Zorbo Irena Karmelina Miracles . Besides, it was the author of scenarios of set of radio - and teleplays.