Tony award winning composer Sheldon Harnick was honored December 1 with the unveiling of a portrait to adorn the famed walls of theatre district eatery Sardi's.
Sheldon Harnick Joins the Walls of Sardi's
Tony, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick is currently represented on Broadway with the revival of Fiddler on the Roof. Up next, a Broadway revival of She Loves Me, that will begin performances in February 2016.
Harnick, who was born in Chicago in 1924, wrote his first song for Broadway in 1952. His collaboration with composer Jerry Bock produced such classics as Fiorello (1959), which won both a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, and Fiddler on the Roof (1964), which won the Tony for Best Musical. Harnick is the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, two Tonys, two Grammy Awards, two New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, one platinum record and three gold records.