Frank Wildhorn

Born Nov 29, 1959

Frank Wildhorn is an American composer known for both his musicals and popular songs. He is most known for his musical Jekyll & Hyde, which ran four years on Broadway, and for writing the #1 International Hit song "Where Do Broken Hearts Go?" for Whitney Houston.… Read More

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  • Core Bites: June 14
    Blue Ridge Now - Jun 14, 2013
  • So Long, 'jekyll & Hyde'
    Huffington Post - May 03, 2013
  • Michael Giltz: Theater: Nathan Lane Kills, Alan Cumming Bores, Deborah Cox Delights And More....
    Huffington Post - Apr 24, 2013
  • Frank Wildhorn's 'jekyll & Hyde,' At The Marquis Theater New York Times
    Google News - Apr 19, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Frank Wildhorn.


1959 Birth Born on November 29, 1959.


1998 38 Years Old Wildhorn married Linda Eder on May 3, 1998. … Read More
1999 39 Years Old In 1999, Wildhorn became the first American composer in 22 years to have three shows running simultaneously on Broadway: Jekyll & Hyde at the Plymouth Theatre, The Scarlet Pimpernel at the Minskoff Theatre, and The Civil War at the St. James Theatre; however, all three shows closed without making a profit, for a total loss approaching $20 million.


2004 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, he collaborated with Don Black and Christopher Hampton on a musical based on Dracula. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old 1 More Event
The musical Carmen, with music by Wildhorn and lyrics by Jack Murphy, premiered in Prague in October 2008.
2009 49 Years Old Another musical, with music by Wildhorn and lyrics by Don Black, Bonnie and Clyde, received an industry reading in February 2009 and premiered at the La Jolla Playhouse in California in November 2009. … Read More


2014 54 Years Old In 2014, he announced his engagement to Yoka Wao, a former Takarazuka male-role top star who played the lead role in Never Say Goodbye and the Japanese production of Dracula. They were married on July 26, 2015 in Maui, Hawaii. … Read More
2015 55 Years Old …  In 2015, Wildhorn created a musical based off the popular manga series Death Note. … Read More
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