Who composed the musical showboat?
The music was composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
It comprises two acts based on a novel written by Edna Ferber.
I don't believe there is any one inventor of musical theatre. It spawned from Vaudeville shows though, and Showboat is the name of the show that's commonly referred to as the first geniune stage musical. (Operas are an exception and differ greatly from musical theatre. They go wayyy back before Showboat and Vaudeville.) I don't believe there is any one inventor of musical theatre. It spawned from Vaudeville shows though, and Showboat is the name…
A work of musical composition is a basic tune or melody composed in order to perform them at small venues. EG. Mariah's musical composition gained her a lot of fame and popularity. However, they may also refer to great musical compositions, composed by great people. EG. No disability could stop Beethoven from composing some of the world's greatest musical compositions.