Grandson Oscar III says German-Jewish heritage influenced Hammerstein's work.
Oscar Hammerstein II was raised by Scottish Presbyterians, and the only time he ever entered a synagogue was to deliver eulogies at Temple Emanu-El on 5th Avenue in Manhattan.
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