George Forrest

George Forrest

Director, Writer

George Forrest, the songwriter who, with Robert Wright, penned lyrics and wrote music for Kismet, Grand Hotel, Song of Norway and other musicals, died in Florida Oct. 10, 1999, after suffering a massive stroke Oct. 8. George Forrest, the songwriter who, with Robert Wright, penned lyrics and wrote music for Kismet, Grand Hotel, Song of Norway and other musicals, died in Florida Oct. 10 after suffering a massive stroke Oct. 8.

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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1990 Outstanding Lyrics Grand Hotel Nominee
1990 Outstanding Music Grand Hotel Nominee
Tony Award
1990 Original Score Grand Hotel Nominee