In his new memoir, the famous composer hints about the alleged affair that ended his relationship with Sarah Brightman. The year-old composer first met Brightman, a British pop star who is 13 years his junior, briefly at a bar, with their first professional relationship later beginning when she auditioned for Cats in It was a full two years before I clocked how good a singer she was. At the end of Unmasked, Lloyd Webber explains how his romance with another woman — now his wife of 27 years — began. After six years of marriage, in January , Lloyd Webber and Brightman divorced. He would go on to have three children with Gurdon, an accomplished equestrian.
Sarah Brightman born 14 August  is a British classical crossover soprano , singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and musician. Brightman began her career as a member of the dance troupe Hot Gossip and released several disco singles as a solo performer. In , she made her West End musical theatre debut in Cats and met composer Andrew Lloyd Webber , whom she later married. Her original London cast album of Phantom was released in CD format in and sold 40 million copies worldwide, making it the biggest-selling cast album ever.
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Andrew Lloyd Webber is the King of memorable tunes and catchy choruses, and has a whopping 21 musicals and 45 awards to his name. Here are 20 amazing facts about the year-old composer, including his musicals, songs and net worth. Andrew Lloyd Webber is now 72 years old.
He has composed 21 musicals, a song cycle , a set of variations , two film scores , and a Latin Requiem Mass. In The New York Times referred to him as "the most commercially successful composer in history". His company, the Really Useful Group , is one of the largest theatre operators in London.