Jerry Herman

Composer

1931 –

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Who is Jerry Herman?

Jerry Herman is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater. He composed the scores for the hit Broadway musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles. He has been nominated for the Tony Award five times, and won twice, for Hello, Dolly! and La Cage aux Folles. In 2009, Herman received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. He is a recipient of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors.

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Born
Jul 10, 1931
New York City
Also known as
  • Original Mame Cast
  • Herman, Jerry
  • Gerald Herman
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Miami
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Jersey City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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