Galt MacDermot
Composer of the Rock Musical 'HAIR'
Dies at 89
by Katherine Q. Seelye

Credit Larry Ellis/Express via Getty Images

Galt MacDermot, who wrote the music for 'HAIR', during a rehearsal for the London production in 1968.
He was an unlikely figure as its composer. His hair was short, he wore a shirt and tie,
he didn’t smoke marijuana or drink alcohol, and he had just turned 40.

'The Cool Guy': Pop and Theater Stars
Celebrate the Composer of 'HAIR'
By Eric Grode

Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

A sign over the Al Hirschfeld Theater promoting the Broadway revival of 'HAIR'.

OPINION: Composer of ‘HAIR’,
Choirmaster of My Life
By Bob Morris

Credit Larry Ellis/Express via Getty Images

A 1968 London rehearsal for 'HAIR',
by the Canadian composer Galt MacDermot.
At left is the American actress Marsha Hunt.

Galt MacDermot
By Eothen 'Egon' Alapatt

Galt MacDermot performing with Bernard Purdie and Wilbur Bascomb
with Eothen 'Egon' Alapatt and Count Bass D, Nashville

Galt MacDermot
composer of ‘HAIR’ and
‘Two Gentlemen of Verona',
dies at 89
By Harrison Smith

Galt MacDermot, 'HAIR' Composer and
Hip-Hop Inspiration, Dead at 89

'Two Gentlemen of Verona' composer found future
success as sample fodder for Snoop Dogg, Busta
Rhymes, J Dilla, Run-DMC and Public Enemy, among
many other
By Kory Grow

Galt MacDermot,
a Mystery Except at the Piano
By John Guare

We were just two gentlemen who worked on a show together,but oh, the music he made.

Breaks With Tradition
"Ripped Open By Metal Explosions"
By Nate Patrin

HAIR Composer Dies at 89
By Andy Lefkowitz

RIP Galt MacDermot, Award Winning Composer of
All Those Hit Songs from HAIR:
'Aquarius', 'Let the Sunshine In', 'Good Morning Starshine'.
By Roger Friedman

Hair Original Broadway Cast Album
Inducted Into Library of Congress' National Recording Registry

The 1968 album joins 525 audio recordings selected for preservation because of their
"cultural, historic,and aesthetic importance to the nation's recorded sound heritage."
By Logan Culwell-Block

How Canadian composer Galt MacDermot unwittingly became rap royalty.
by Jesse Kinos-Goodin
CBC Music.