Michael Butler, Broadway's Tony-Award Winning 'Hair' Producer, Dead at 95

Butler died peacefully on Monday at the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda

Butler is best remembered for discovering the musical Hair, which originated in New York's 

The Public Theater, and bringing it to Broadway to great critical acclaim in 1968. 

The production earned Butler a Tony Award for Best Musical in 1969, and won six additional 

The cast recording earned a GRAMMY award for Best Cast Album 

He also worked behind the scenes to shepherd the big screen adaptation of the beloved 

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