Jerome Kern



Jerome Kern

Rating
Active
1920 to 1950
Born
January 27, 1885 in New York
Died
November 11, 1945
Location
New York, New York, United States
Biography
Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music. One of the most important American theatre composers of the early 20th century, he wrote more than 700 songs, used in over 100 stage works, including such classics as "Ol' Man River", "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man", "A Fine Romance", "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", "All the Things You Are", "The Way You Look Tonight", "Long Ago (and Far Away)" and "Who?". He collaborated with many of the leading librettists and lyricists of his era, including George Grossmith Jr., Guy Bolton, P. G.

Top Songs by Jerome Kern


Long Ago (And Far Away)

by Jerome Kern, Donald Fraser, Voices of Ascension, Voices of Ascension Orchestra & Dennis Keene

The Song Is You

by Jerome Kern, James Bassi, Voices of Ascension, Voices of Ascension Orchestra & Dennis Keene

Why Was I Born?

by Jerome Kern, James Bassi, Voices of Ascension, Voices of Ascension Orchestra & Dennis Keene

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Sally

Sally

Jerome Kern August 9, 2016

24 Tracks

Melodic Greats

Melodic Greats

Irving Berlin September 29, 2014

17 Tracks

Melodies of Jerome Kern: The 1955 Walden Sessions

Melodies of Jerome Kern: The 1955 Walden Sessions

Jerome Kern August 1, 2014

20 Tracks

Showboat (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Showboat (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Jerome Kern October 28, 2013

9 Tracks

Show Boat (Original Soundtrack) [1951]

Show Boat (Original Soundtrack) [1951]

Jerome Kern October 9, 2013

19 Tracks

Show Boat (A London Studio Cast Recording)

Show Boat (A London Studio Cast Recording)

Jerome Kern January 1, 2013

11 Tracks

Highlights from Lovely To Look At

Highlights from Lovely To Look At

Jerome Kern December 18, 2012

7 Tracks

Historic Piano Roles

Historic Piano Roles

Jerome Kern May 31, 2012

6 Tracks

Marni Nixon Sings Classic Kern

Marni Nixon Sings Classic Kern

Jerome Kern March 1, 2012

21 Tracks

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