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If I Were a Rich Man

Dear Reader,

Today would be Joseph Stein’s 100th birthday. Joe who?

Joseph Stein is the author of one of the most successful Broadway musicals of all time:

Later he also wrote the screenplay for the movie.

The story was copied from Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye der milkhiker.
Piracy wherever we look.

And this is Zero Mostel, singing the best known song, if I were a rich man:

His hairdo makes Trump envious.

Whistling happily,

Engine Room