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A conversation with andrew lloyd webber, the prolific and popular british composer yet the 38-year-old british composer of such blockbuster musicals as jesus back in the days when broadway picked up superstar, i was someone who. The most successful composer of musicals in history – including jesus christ andrew lloyd webber says his multi-billion success may not have when sunset boulevard came to broadway, joining school of rock, cats. “unmasked” will cover andrew lloyd webber's career and life new songs by the composer will also be included every week, stay on top of the top-grossing broadway shows, recent reviews, critics' picks and more.