By Carey Purcell
10 Dec 2013
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The award is presented to "a multi-talented individual connected to the music industry who’s had a multi-faceted career and has achieved success in a variety of roles, including, but not limited to, composing, performing, writing, directing and producing," press notes state.
Charnin's performing credits include West Side Story and The Girls Against the Boys. He has written the lyrics for Hot Spot, Two by Two, Annie and I Remember Mama, and his directing credits include Nash at Nine, A Little Family Business, Sid Caesar & Company and The Flowering Peach.
Charnin has been honored with Emmys, Tonys, Grammys and the Peabody Award for Broadcasting.
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