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.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/18/obituaries/galt-macdermot-dead.amp.html






'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'.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/21/theater/galt-macdermot-hair-composer.html





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.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/20/opinion/galt-macdermot.html




Galt MacDermot
1928-2018
By Eothen 'Egon' Alapatt



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

https://www.rappcats.com/galt-macdermot-1928-2018/





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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/galt-macdermot-composer-of-hair-and-two-gentlemen-of-verona-dies-at-89





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

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/galt-macdermot-hair-dead-770302/




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.

https://www.americantheatre.org/2018/12/22/galt-macdermot-a-mystery-except-at-the-piano/




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


https://www.stereogum.com/2026933/ripped-open-by-metal-explosions-samples



HAIR Composer Dies at 89
By Andy Lefkowitz

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194405/hair-composer-galt-macdermot-dies-at-89/




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

https://www.showbiz411.com/2018/12/18/rip-galt-mcdermot-award-winning-composer