• Carol Hall Dies: ‘The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas' Composer Was 82

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Carol Hall , the composer and lyricist for Broadway's long-running The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and one of the musical forces behind Marlo Thomas' classic 1974 TV special and album Free to Be...You and Me, died yesterday at her home in New York City. She was 82, and had been living with a rare form of dementia for three years.
    Her death was announced by publicist Jessica Johnson. Hall had been diagnosed with logopenic primary progressive aphasia.
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  • Carol Hall, ‘Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' Composer, Dies at 82

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Carol Hall, the Texas-born songwriter and actress who earned a Drama Desk Award for the music and lyrics of the 1978 hit Broadway musical “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” died Thursday at age 82.
    According to TheaterMania , she had been suffering from a rare form of dementia for the last few years.
    After running for four years and 1,584 performances on Broadway, “Best Little Whorehouse” became a 1982 film starring Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton - whose recording of Hall's “Hard Candy Christmas” earned an ASCAP Award as “Most Performed Country Song” of the year.
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