The author of the musical about American democracy died

American composer and lyricist Michael Friedman died at the age of 41 years. This was announced by the new York Public theater, writes The New York Times.

The cause of death theatrical figure was complications from AIDS.

Friedman was born in Boston in 1975. He wrote music and lyrics for such musicals as “the Fortress of solitude”, “Saved”, “the Ear of God” and “Blue demon”. The artist was also one of the founders of the experimental troupe “Citizens” (the Civilians).

The fame of the composer brought the comedic rock musical “Bloody, bloody Andrew Jackson” on the formation of the Democratic party of the United States. Premiere of this production took place in 2008. Andrew Jackson — seventh President of the United States and the first head of state, elected as the candidate of the Democrats.

The death of the poet, in particular, commented on Twitter, the Creator of the musical “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel)
10 Sep 2017, 00:21

“With pain and gratitude I remember the music and the joy he gave us,” wrote Miranda.