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Jerome Kern (1885–1945)

Jerome David Kern was born in 1885. He began his stage career grafting American songs (for which he wrote the music) into imported European operettas. His breakthrough came with the song "They Didn't Believe Me", written (with lyrics by Edward Laska) for a show called "The Girl from Utah". It established him as a major American composer in 1914. ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage Play: La Belle Paree. Musical revue/vaudeville. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | See more »

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