James Hammerstein

Producer-director James Hammerstein, 67, son of musical theatre legend Oscar Hammerstein II and a frequent director of his father's work, died in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, 1999, in Manhattan after suffering a heart attack, according to his wife, Dena. Producer-director James Hammerstein, 67, son of musical theatre legend Oscar Hammerstein II and a frequent director of his father's work, died in the early morning hours of Jan. 7 in Manhattan after suffering a heart attack, according to his wife, Dena.

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  • Born: Mar 23, 1931
  • Death: Jan 7, 1999

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1990 Outstanding Director of a Musical The Sound of Music Nominee