On This Day

Jerome Kern

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern

Profession: Broadway Composer

United States of America

Why Famous: Showboat, Roberta, Sally, Leave it to Jane

Born: January 27, 1885
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: November 11, 1945 (aged 60)

Historical Events

  • 1914-08-24 Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC
  • 1917-02-20 Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton & P.G. Wodehouse's musical "Oh, Boy!" premieres in New York
  • 1918-02-01 Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse's musical premieres in New York
  • 1920-12-21 Jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally" premieres in NYC
  • 1927-12-27 Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's "Show Boat" premieres in New York City
  • 1939-11-17 Jerome Kern/Hammerstein II's "Very Warm for May" premieres in NYC
  • 1986-01-23 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1986-02-02 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances

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