Oct 15, 2020
By Andy Johnson
The journalist and lyricist best known for his English-language adaptation of the musical Les Miserables, has died.
Herbert Kretzmer died after a long battle with Parkinson s disease at his home in London, England.
Tributes have come in from such giants of the London stage as theatrical producer Cameron Mackintosh, singer Elaine Page and lyricist Tim Rice.
The expanded English version of Les Miserables was first performed in 1985.