Hello, Young Lovers (song)

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"Hello, Young Lovers"
Song from The King and I
Published 1951
Writer(s) Oscar Hammerstein II
Composer(s) Richard Rodgers

"Hello, Young Lovers" is a show tune from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The King and I. It is sung by Anna, played by Gertrude Lawrence in the original Broadway production; by Valerie Hobson in the original London West End production; and by Deborah Kerr in the film version (although voiced-over by Marni Nixon).

The heroine Anna sings this song when she tells the wives of the King of Siam about her late husband, and sympathises with the plight of Tuptim, the Burmese slave girl.

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