Jerry Herman (I) (1931–2019)

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Grammy award-winning songwriter ("Hello Dolly!" [1965]), composer and author, educated at the University of Miami (Bachelor of Arts) and the Parsons School of Design. His stage scores include "I Feel Wonderful" and "Parade" (off-Broadway), "Night Cap" (for night clubs), and "Milk and Honey", "Mame", and "Hello Dolly!" (Tony and New York Drama ... See full bio »


(age 88) in Miami, Florida, USA

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

Mystery Men Soundtrack
WALL·E Soundtrack
Hello, Dolly! Music Department
Barney's Great Adventure Music Department


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 2013 Dear World - A Musical Fable (Video) (lyrics)
 2005 Here with Pride (TV Movie documentary) (music producer)
 1998 Barney's Great Adventure (music: "Barney - The Song"/lyrics: "Barney - The Song")
 1996 Mrs. Santa Claus (TV Movie) (lyricist) / (musical supervisor)
 1974 Mame (lyricist: songs) / (musical adaptation)
 1969 Hello, Dolly! (music and lyrics by) / (music and lyrics of stage play by)
 1966 The Carol Channing Show (TV Movie) (composer: theme music)
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Other Works:

From A to Z (1960). Musical revue. Book by Woody Allen, Herbert Farjeon and Nina Warner Hooks. Featuring songs by Jerry Herman, Jay Thompson, Dickson Hughes, Everett Sloane, Jack Holmes, Mary Rodgers, Paul Klein, Fred Ebb, Norman Martin, William Dyer and Charles Zwar. Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Herman, Jay Thompson, ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »


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Personal Quote:

Too commercial? What is that? I love the word 'commercial'.


His musical, "La Cages Aux Folles", at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 1988 Joseph Jefferson Award for Musical Production. See more »

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