The ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers Award

This award, established by Dorothy Rodgers, widow of Richard, recognizes an ASCAP veteran composer or lyricist of musical theater for a lifetime of achievement in this great American art form.

Past Recipients:

Stephen Schwartz 2011
Marvin Hamlisch 2006
Lee Adams 2003
Stephen Sondheim 2002
Richard Adler 2001
Cy Coleman 2000
Charles Strouse 1999
Jerry Herman 1998
Betty Comden
Adolph Green
1997
Marshall Barer 1996
George "Chet" Forrest
Robert Wright
1995
Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones 1993
No award given 1992
Burton Lane 1991
Hugh Martin
Ralph Blane
1990
Irving Caesar 1989
Jule Styne 1988
Edward Eliscu 1987
Jay Gorney 1986
Harold Rome 1985
Harold Arlen
Arthur Schwartz
1984
Howard Dietz 1983