Joseph Stein

Joseph Stein, the veteran musical librettist who penned the books to such shows as Fiddler on the Roof and Zorba, died Oct. 24 2010, friends in the industry told Playbill.com. He was 98 and had recently been hospitalized.

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  • Born: May 30, 1912 in New York, New York
  • Death: Oct 24, 2010 in New York, NY

Awards

New York Drama Critics' Circle
1965 Best Musical Fiddler on the Roof Winner
Tony Award
1987 Book of a Musical Rags Nominee
1965 Author of a Musical Fiddler on the Roof Winner