About Johnathan Larson
Jonathan Larson (February 4, 1960 - January 25, 1996) lived in New York for most of his life. He came form a Jewish household, and from a very young age was exposed to the arts, paricularly music and theater. His influences from his youth include various rock artist such as Phil Collins and Billy Joel. Later on in his life, Stephen Sondheim would grow to be his biggest inspiration. His works include Rent (his most popular), Tic-Tic-BOOM! and other various musical pieces. He also wrote music for Sesame Street, the books on cassette for An American Tale and Land Before Time. Read more about Johnathan Larson on Last.fm.