Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III, the grandson of Oscar II, is a painter and writer, lecturer and family historian. Most poignantly, like that of his grandfather, Oscar II’s one signal failure, his show Allegro, may have proved the most enduring part of his legacy. John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned while working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. Real name Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II Born July 12, 1895 Died August 23, 1960 Country United States IPI 00013308919 Comments Lyricist and theatrical producer What advice would he have given for lyricists writing for theatre today? After a dozen centuries of getting pissed on, or worse, many a Jew jumped at the offer. It might be a sad comment to admit that towards the end of Oscar’s career, (the late 50s,) he was more suitable for grandma and the kiddies. [Hammerstein] expanded the boundaries of the American theater song, past the narrow urban wit of the rhymesters. Oscar 2: I came to admire his creative courage and to understand his creative limitations. The soliloquy. The grandson of the opera impresario Oscar Hammerstein, he studied law at Columbia University before beginning his career in the theatre. Have you ever been to the Academy of Music in Philly? Rodgers had always written the songs first; his job had always been – write a catchy tune – find Larry [Hart]! He I have been there several times so I know what you mean. At his worst he was preachy. If you don't recall the song, it is worth an internet search; you will learn much about the music and the times. Many mistake Papinta’s creative 15 years of international performances with Fuller and they need to be corrected as they are not right about the performer. My father parked me next to him so he could keep an eye on me. Cinderella (Warren) is a sweet and pretty young woman who has been given a poor hand by fate; her stepmother (Jo Van Fleet) treats her cruelly, and while her graceless sisters are invited to a royal ball, Cinderella is not allowed to attend. Arthur: Oscar 2 owes his career to Arthur. Its cleverness doesn’t eclipse its power; characters don’t ooze Sondheim-ian cleverness; no second act problems that often plague his overtly conceptual shows. “Oscar Hammerstein flew on a bright cloud of music for his entire career . A touch of the Hidalgo, as Bertie might say…. Oscar Hammerstein III is the author of The Hammersteins: A Musical Family (Black Dog and Leventhal). He didn’t really like ‘the biz’ to begin with, but he liked being a sacrificed pawn in Oscar’s opera game even less. Arthur backed Oscar’s first mostly awful decade, got truly screwed out of producing Show Boat, forgave Oscar, instilled in him the essence of theatrical optimism – “Don’t think about the last show, think about the next show!” Arthur produced in the day when a producer was a gambler who assembled teams and stepped back to watch the result. (I wrote 50,000.) We, the audience, crane forward. But he was the spark for the flame to follow. Thus, Oscar’s family thought of themselves as proud Germans first, Jews second. . Lesley Ann Warren plays the title role in this television production of the classic Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III musical. I made it my primary mission with this book to illuminate his character. He was uncomfortable with moral grays. Produced by Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. He feared emotional complications in real life. The National Tour of the Broadway revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center, which swept the Tony Awards in 2008, has drawn raves here. After their major success with Oklahoma!, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III weren’t sure what to write next. He also is survived by a daughter, Alice (Mrs. Philip Mathias); and six grandchildren, the youngest of whom, aged 3-1/2, is named Oscar Hammerstein III. My publisher nixed it and told me to start with Oscar’s boot on American soil, alas! Everyone has a line of Hammerstein’s washing around in the back of his brain. by Jayne Blanchard You can learn more about Papinta on Google. Oscar Hammerstein I was born in Sceczin, Pommerania, 1848, the eldest son of a large, middle-class, German-speaking, Jewish family. Here, I fundamentally disagree with Mary Rodgers: If you want another standard catalogue cabaret song, hire Rodgers & Hart. Their emotional remove has been lessened. var F10834_sb_wait_img=fbz_formMetrics(10834,1); Which one of Sondheim’s shows’ lyrics do you feel were most influenced by your Grandfather’s style of writing lyrics? The Hammersteins were Jewish German immigrants who built theatres, and were music impresarios. Sidebar: I was tasked to write 30,000 words for this illustrated history book. It unlocked a level of creativity Rodgers probably didn’t know he had – but he had it in spades. Let the story tell the show what it should be and do. At his best he let the story drive the whole creative process. Oscar Hammerstein III is the grandson of Oscar Hammerstein of ‘Rodgers and Hammerstein’ fame, and a distinguished author and Adjunct … Also “Surrey with the Fringe on Top”. John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned while working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. Oscar “Andy” Hammerstein III is the grandson of the legendary composer, who with Richard Rodgers, brought us musicals that have stood the test of time and inspired generations. } catch(e){} They are saying nothing less than “shut up and sit down! Story and Song! var F10834_sb_requiredFields=new Array();var F10834_sb_validateFields=new Array(); Is Broadway ready for another production of Oklahoma! We are telling a story here!” And they are. Elliott Carter: the world's oldest composer. function F10834_sb_wait_fn(){ The apocryphal line attributed to her upon seeing the run-throughs was “Where’s the sex?” She brought in the sinister, Freudian subtext – the marry-the-doctor-but-fuck-the-porno-biker element that – let’s face it – resonates (!) The first follows the plot, is moved by the complications, feels emotional release at the climax, in short, hears with his head! F10834_sb_requiredFields.push('F10834_sb_cids'); Oklahoma! OK… I’m going to go with Sweeney Todd here. He Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (/ [unsupported input] ˈ h æ m ər s t aɪ n /; 12. jul 1895 – 23. august 1960) bio je američki libretist, kazališni producent i režiser koji je radio na mjuziklima gotovo četrdeset godina. Parents - Alice and William Hammerstein were his parents. Is that really true, or was it the invention of a publicist of the day? I think he would have been discomfited by the straitjacketing effect of popular music, i.e. I talked with Aaron Ramey who played Jud about all the ways to play Ado Annie. That slap takes real balls! Later on, I realized that he was close to death and that his smile may have been partially due to the morphine. by Frances Peacock. Cinderella (Warren) is a sweet and pretty young woman who has been given a poor hand by fate; her stepmother (Jo Van Fleet) treats her cruelly, and while her graceless sisters are invited to a royal ball, Cinderella is not allowed to attend. I am not revealing a misunderstood man. He is hands down THE best composer for the musical stage. Do not let characters fall in love until the audience can get to know them as individuals. Lesley Ann Warren plays the title role in this television production of the classic Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III musical. Oscar Hammerstein II was born on July 12, 1895 in New York City. Oscar Hammerstein I was born in Sceczin, Pommerania, 1848, the eldest son of a large, middle-class, German-speaking, Jewish family. rock, rap, r&b, pop, etc. After the show you met with members of the cast. The Hungarian play Liliom by Ferenc Molnár came to them from Theresa Helburn of the Theatre Guild and initially they rejected it. His dynamic artistic ability is shown through his stunning works of art, which are inspired by nighttime car rides on the Saw Mill Parkway. The unique distinction of Oklahoma! Those you listed were his ideas. Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III, grandson of the late Oscar Hammerstein II, will host two performances of Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. NOTE: Filmed as The Sound of Music (1965) . Why did they track him so extensively? Pipe Dream soured because he couldn’t bring himself to write for the characters that were in front of him. Willy: Oscar the 2nd inherited his moral backbone from his father, Willy, whose life was the perfect example of a person succeeding beyond wildest dreams in a role to which he was ENTIRELY miscast. It was an attempt to thrust at least some of the weight of the balcony forward and to recess those annoyingly necessary, load-bearing columns. F10834_sb_requiredFields.push('F10834_sb_publisherid'); Oscar “Andy” Hammerstein III is the grandson of the legendary composer, who with Richard Rodgers, brought us musicals that have stood the test of time and inspired generations. Sam Morell 3,711 views. var F10834_sb_wait=setInterval(F10834_sb_wait_fn,100); Reprint Policy: Our articles may not be reprinted in full but only as excerpts and those portions may only be used if a credit and link is provided to our website. And then there’s Agnes [de Mille]. Oscar 1:  Oscar was often described as enigmatic – a word only used by lazy biographers. Write the libretto first. Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella / The Wonderful World of Disney and Whitney Houston present ; music by Richard Rodgers ; book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; producer, Chris Montan ; produced by Mike Moder ; teleplay by Robert L. Freedman ; directed by Robert Iscove ; Disney Enterprises ; Citadel Entertainment ; Storyline Entertainment ; Brownhouse Productions Brad Hathaway reviews  “The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family”, Joel Markowitz interviews South Pacific’s David Pittsinger, Joel Markowitz interviews Oklahoma!’s June Schreiner and Cody Williams, Oklahoma! Which is your favorite Oscar Hammerstein II musical and why? I haven’t any, really. Boy! He was married to Dorothy Hammerstein and Myra Finn. Oscar Hammerstein III On Thursday, April 7, Pomperaug Woods will be hosting Oscar Hammerstein III, who is an author, lecturer and family historian. I also shared with him my view that theatre-in-the-round really brings the audience inside the show because the characters can’t play to the fourth wall when all the walls are fourth walls. It changes all the time. To his dying day, he thought what he did for a living was disreputable and mildly repugnant – yet he was absolutely brilliant at it. Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II was an American lyricist, librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) director in the musical theater for almost 40 years. But when Rodgers thought about adapting it to a sea coast town in Maine, that excited them. A young, fresh-faced, in-the-round “alt” production coming in under the radar might hit the spot. He couldn’t drive, was all thumbs and was truly awkward around small children. The audience received a special thrill with the introduction of Oscar Andy Hammerstein III, grandson of the famed lyricist and established artist in his … now his grandson oscar hammerstein iii is revealing everything about his activism in a new show called 'oscar on oscar.' Oscar Hammerstein III Talks About Theater Family December 8, 2016 Artist and author Andy Hammerstein gave a three part seminar on his family's theatrical legacy at The Osborn as part of the WellSpring Writers series. What are some of your favorite memories about your Grandfather? Oscar Hammerstein III - Video Interview by Sam Morell - Duration: 22:34. Real name Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II Born July 12, 1895 Died August 23, 1960 Country United States IPI 00013308919 Comments Lyricist and theatrical producer Are there trunk songs or works that were never completed or never released to the public that you know about and love? Anyway… opera provided the moral-narrative-as-songshpiel – that Judaism once provided. Oscar Hammerstein II was born in New York City on July 12, 1895, into a family who worked in theater. LENOX — Kimball Farms Lifecare in Lenox will host a lecture by Oscar Hammerstein III, grandson of famed lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to (413) 637-7000 by Wednesday, Aug. 10. If you want transcendence, hire Rodgers & Hammerstein. An eight-time Tony award winner, Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), was one of America’s most prolific and successful librettists, theatrical producers, and theater directors. What did you learn about your grandfather, and great-grandfather, great-uncle and great-great-grandfather that you didn’t know before you wrote the book? Very important. Oscar 1 came out of that little secular bubble that had been created in Germany-to-be in the 1850s – Jews could school with, and work with, non-Jews, provided they lost all the trappings. Cinderella (Warren) is a sweet and pretty young woman who has been given a poor hand by fate; her stepmother (Jo Van Fleet) treats her cruelly, and while her graceless sisters are invited to a royal ball, Cinderella is not allowed to attend. Stephen Sondheim claims Oscar Hammerstein II as one of his major influences in his career. If the Rabbi don’t get ya, then the cantor will! A painter, writer, lecturer, and family historian, he has devoted much of his life to studying and preserving the Hammerstein family’s heritage and contribution to American culture. Judaism is likewise a twin-pronged religion. (Balanchine’s “Slaughter on 10th Avenue” was NOT her precedent  – that was the precedent for the Jets and the Sharks – snap snap…). Which one of Sondheim’s shows would your Grandfather have admired most? His FBI file, which I obtained via a FOIA request, cites 19 organizations he generously supported that Hoover rather expansively described as Communist fronts or teeming with sympathizers. It was hard to erase the memories of Mary [Martin] and Ezio [Pinza] from the collective theatrical unconscious. I wasn’t yet four when he died. Her dances illuminated the interior mental state of Laurey and brought the psychological gravitas of love and death to a simple box lunch love triangle. Oscar Hammerstein III Talks About Theater Family. The result was soaring. and Carousel are as good as they are different from each other. It’s a big one though, not suitable for reading on subways and buses (my usual settings) , so I’m saving it up for my two weeks in Florida next month. In place of the catchy detachable tune, Rodgers now wrote to the story. Everyone has a line of Hammerstein’s washing around in the back of his brain. You are a painter and a writer. Allegro sparked a flame of fearlessness in his only student, Stephen Sondheim, who, along with other contemporary creators, has carried the torch and pushed the boundaries of musical realism into the twenty-first century”. Oscar freed Dick to be a creative interpreter – an artist! He is in Australia to see Opera Australia's new production of 'South Pacific' in Sydney, and to give the Keynote address at a Rogers and Hammerstein Music Theatre Symposium in Melbourne. Richard Seff. That’s theatre as magic – pure and simple. - Oscar Hammerstein III, author of The Hammersteins. (Not really – but go with me here.) fbz_SmartForm('F10834_sb',feedblitz_full_form); F10834_sb_requiredFields.push('F10834_sb_feedid'); I haven’t seen Toby’s DC Cinderella and can’t comment on it. The edgy re-imagining has been called “dark and dangerous” and “scorching” by critics. try{ Not a one. I do remember how everybody was flying around with a sense of anxiety, but I can’t say that I put all this together in my little head back then as to why this was so. Ever track on this CD is good, worthy of a listen. Don’t write like a poet. I haven’t really much to say on the subject of Cinderella. Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume. Before his successful collaboration with (Richard) Rodgers, that was the exception rather than the rule. Put another way, had Willy lived and Arthur died, Oscar the 2nd probably would have ended up on the Supreme Court. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxqgbxuzTkU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkNqvlC2JuA, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJstIEx6EnU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgwrQMrknQQ&fbclid=IwAR0VLNdQm9GXjK3wKWwLny320SfqqXToZHLnPKxLPvX4xMWE0cwwexUqoEA, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXKUgjYh7lo. No sir. His dynamic artistic ability is shown through his stunning works of art, which are inspired by … He has devoted much of his life to studying and preserving his family’s heritage and contribution to American culture. My father was a Cantor and I agree with you on this one! Since your grandfather was the librettist and lyricist, was it he who would say – “let’s write a musical about ..’ which turned into Show Boat, South Pacific, Carousel, The King and I, or any of his many musical collaborators? His lyrics, at their best, betray no hint of their author – Oscar completely disappears in a song like “Ol’ Man River”. Papinta had a very close relationship with Oscar I. As he died in 1960 he never saw the musical made into a movie in 1965. They were great, they owned it, but the way they owned it made it seem old-fashioned. What did you talk about? In your recent interview with Diane Rehm on WAMU, you mentioned that your grandfather held deeply liberal views, which caused the FBI, under J. Edgar Hoover, to build an extensive file on him. Process. Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III, grandson of the late Oscar Hammerstein II, will host two performances of Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. From that first note the song puts character and destiny into motion. There may be three or four left in the trunk, if that. Joel’s elaborate interview with Oscar Hammerstein III serves its purpose beautifully — example: I now really look forward to reading THE HAMMERSTEINS, the book. He may have been the single biggest checkbook in opposition to Hoover’s efforts. Oscar “Andy” Hammerstein III, grandson of the lyricist of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein songwriting team, highlights the musical heritage of the Hammerstein family during a special concert for RootsTech 2017 with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The audience follows suit. F10834_sb_validateFields.push('F10834_sb_Name'); You are quite right. First, you have to follow this logic: there are two kinds of opera lovers. Here, she had to own up – in her dream – to her casually cruel decision…. Carousel. It was not nearly as groundbreaking as R&H’s earlier efforts and sort of gave Oscar a chance to get all operatically, happy-ever-after-ly retro. begins with its first note: It starts off almost quietly, off-stage. There is talk about transferring Arena Stage’s Oklahoma! Lesley Ann Warren plays the title role in this television production of the classic Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III musical. this season, and why do you think this production could be successful, when a recent Broadway revival was not? Name - Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein (Oscar Hammerstein II) . CD TK Title: Overture:  The Sound of MusicComp: Rodgers words HammersteinCD: Soundtrack The Sound of MusicLabel: Columbia  Broadway  SK 60722, CD TK Title: You’ve Got to Be Carefully TaughtComp: Rodgers words HammersteinPerf: William Tabbert as Lt Joseph Cable U.S. M.CCD: Columbia Broadway SK 60722, CD TK Title: I'm Gonna Wash that Man right Outa my HairDetails as above. Stray from the powerful transformative redemptive themes of love and death at your peril. “Soliloquy.” Also “Come Home” from Allegro for its quietly autobiographical plea. Any idea why, before David, Latin men were always cast as the Frenchman Emile de Becque? NOTE: Filmed as The Sound of Music (1965) . A teacher’s job doesn’t come with a lot of fancy opportunities. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Rodgers and Hammerstein.It is based on Margaret Landon's novel, Anna and the King of Siam (1944), which is in turn derived from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. here on insight is, oscar hammerstein ii 'i.' Oscar Hammerstein III … Your book ends with the death of Oscar II, but the story doesn’t end there. Birthplace - New York City, New York (USA) . What of the next two generations – James’s and your’s? It has a straightforward plot; it is an unmitigated tragedy; it builds coherently and emotionally. Oscar Hammerstein III is the grandson of Oscar Hammerstein of ‘Rodgers and Hammerstein’ fame, and a distinguished author and Adjunct Professor at … 22:34. I do vaguely remember him lying on the couch in his study at 10 East 63rd Street. Photo by Debra Gehris. Oscar Hammerstein II, Bizet*, Wilhelmenia Fernandez*, Sharon Benson, Damon Evans, Michael Austin (5), Gregg Baker, Henry Lewis - Oscar Hammerstein II's Carmen Jones: Original London Cast Recording (Album) 4 versions He forgot to mention Hammerstein’s even grander Metropolitan Opera House in Philadelphia, which is in a sad state of disrepair, and I am waiting for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Company to purchase and renovate it, as no one else will. I have this theory about why so many post-Ottoman Empire (proto-German) Jews got into opera. Fortunately for us all, you have written the story of your family “The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family”, which DCTS columnist Brad Hathaway called, “a delightfully entertaining read and a source of solid information on the careers and personalities of the two Oscars and of Willie and Arthur who also made contributions to the history of the American theatre”. He had three children: William Hammerstein (1918–2001) and Alice Hammerstein Mathias (1922-2015) by his first wife, and James Hammerstein (1931-1999) by his second wife, with whom he also had a stepson, Henry Jacobson, and a stepdaughter, Susan Blanchard. Opera came before family ties, for the “old man” Oscar the first basically sold his son Willy’s rights (to an exclusivity deal with those vile vaude monopolists Keith & Albee) out from under him. South Pacific by Gary Tischler Oscar II’s contributions to the development of the musical–play form make him inarguably the most important lyricist and librettist in the history of the Broadway stage. It crippled the booking advantage the Victoria Vaudeville house had enjoyed for over a decade and it figuratively and literally killed Willy. } Explore releases from Hammerstein-Kern at Discogs. I have been back, but have formed no opinion as to my favorite rooms. Evidently, it was just as tempting to retell, as it became an even greater success when the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III reimagined it as their 1945 musical “Carousel.” fbz$('F10834_sb_wait_img').innerHTML=F10834_sb_wait_img; Process. Every pre-1943 show (excepting Show Boat) was producer-driven. The authors are signifying! Library Connection (LCI) is a consortium of 30 libraries that share a library catalog and resources. That’s what opera houses were like before this patent. He won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original Song. Are there any recent musicals that you have thought the lyrics were Oscar Hammerstein II-like – or that he might have admired? Dare I say: The Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution was, in truth, the Hammerstein revolution. That was new. Or were they the ideas of a producer? Moreover, Oscar II’s lyrics were warm, humane, and touched on themes of tolerance and understanding. Use words the characters would use – get your self out of the way. Sure, if you’d like to roll around in something that’s long, yellow, and seats 50.We’ll even give you a window seat. Process. This winter, DC fell in love again with three Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, starting with the critically acclaimed and SOLD OUT production of Oklahoma! He had her perform at his very large venues for weeks on end and Papinta filled the house every night.Oscar even created a cigar and named it after Papinta. Of the Manhattan Opera House which Oscar I built on 34th Street in 1892, your book refers to Oscar’s ‘patented design depicting something of a modest prototype for today’s ubiquitous cantilevered balcony’ and there is even a diagram. Andy Hammerstein SOUTH SALEM, NY - Andy Hammerstein III has a rich heritage, being the great great grandson of the famed Broadway composer Oscar Hammerstein. Death - 23rd August 1960 (aged 65) He died on stomach cancer having never seen the movie adaptation of 'The Sound of Music' which occurred in 1965. here on insight is, oscar hammerstein … My father, a director of the first water, used to say that if you want people to pay attention – whisper! He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University, teaching graduate level New York City theater history. He was a workaholic who preferred his emotional life to be confined to the stage. But according to his grandson Oscar Andrew (Andy) Hammerstein III, his Jewish heritage influenced Oscar II’s work—for which he won eight Tony awards and two Academy awards as … Some consider Oscar Hammerstein to be the greatest of the era, but he was in such great company that is debatable. Bart was able to get them out of the way and see it with fresh eyes. His father, William, was a theatre manager and for many years director of Hammerstein's Victoria, the most popular vaudeville theatre of its day. We are not witnessing the mindless energy of high-kicking chorines on display – cuing us that we are in for a night of fast-paced legs and laughs, a drink in the middle and a cab home at the end. Oscar Andrew Hammerstein III is a painter, writer, lecturer, and family historian. Here’s the deal: when the authors signify this, they are stating that they are taking seriously what they are doing. No sex, no death, just PG-13 love triumphant…. I would love to send you a copy. I submitted my first draft of the first of twenty chapters – all this German Jewish stuff before Oscar even set foot on our shores – and it ran to 19,000 words. Date Of Birth - 12th July 1895 . “Boys and Girls Like You and Me” found a home eventually; “The Last Time I saw Paris” brought home an Oscar as a stand-alone; and “Happy Christmas, Little Friend” is simply awful. Photo by Debra Gehris. He raises questions that are untraditional, and the author responds in sufficient depth to suggest he’s written a very readable book. An eight-time Tony award winner, Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960), was one of America’s most prolific and successful librettists, theatrical producers, and theater directors. A special thanks to Lorraine Treanor and Brad Hathaway for their assistance with this interview. I asked Oscar Andrew Hammerstein III (‘Andy’) – grandson of the beloved librettist and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II and author of “The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family” – to chime in on the continued popularity of his grandfather’s shows, and memories of … Cinderella was originally a panto, after all. to New York. Otto grew up in Salt Lake City. The second hears the humanity in the voice itself, hears with the heart. "I think show business … Why do you think NYC producers were so leery about producing a revival of South Pacific for five decades – before Bart Sher directed the Lincoln Theatre production? now his grandson oscar hammerstein iii is revealing everything about his activism in a new show called 'oscar on oscar.' Cinderella by Ben Demers. December 8, 2016 . 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