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Also Known As: Gerald Herman Died:
Born: July 10, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: composer, lyricist, directed

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First became involved in theatrical productions, while at camp in the Berkshire Mountains
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Moved to New York City after graduating from college
1954:
Produced the Off-Broadway revue, "I Feel Wonderful" at the Theatre de Lys in Greenwich Village
1957:
Played piano at the New York City jazz club, Showplace
1958:
Wrote the book for the one-hour revue, "Nightcap"; also directed and composed the music
1960:
Directed the Off-Broadway revue, "Parade"
1960:
Made Broadway debut with the revue, "From A to Z"; featured contributions from Woody Allen and Fred Ebb
1961:
Composed the score for the Broadway musical, "Milk and Honey," about the founding of the state of Israel
1964:
Composed the lyrics and music for the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, "Hello, Dolly!" starring Carol Channing
1966:
Wrote the music and lyrics for the smash hit, "Mame" on Broadway; starred Angela Lansbury
1969:
Re-teamed with Angela Lansbury for the Broadway musical, "Dear World"
1974:
Composed the music and lyrics for Broadway's "Mack & Mabel," starring Robert Preston and Bernadette Peters
1979:
Wrote his least successful Broadway musical, "The Grand Tour"
1983:
Had another hit with "La Cage aux Folles," starring George Hearn and Gene Barry
1984:
Was the subject of the popular musical revue, "Jerry's Girls"
1989:
Was the subject of Natalie Gaupp's short play, "The Jerry Herman Center"
1998:
"An Evening with Jerry Herman" is a musical revue of his work and consists of songs written by him for several of his musicals; ran on Broadway at the Booth Theatre
2008:
His music from "Hello, Dolly!" is used in the Pixar animated feature, "WALL-E"
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Education

University of Miami: Miami , Florida -
Parsons School of Design: New York , New York -

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