Jerry Herman

Composer, Lyricist, Directed
Born: 07/09/1931 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (22)

WALL-E 2008 (Movie)

("Put On Your Sunday Clothes") (Song)

Jackass: Number Two 2006 (Movie)

("The Best of Times") (Song)

Connie and Carla 2004 (Movie)

("Mame") (Song)

Scary Movie 2 2001 (Movie)

("Hello Dolly") (Song)

Dick 1999 (Movie)

("Hello Dolly") (Song)

Barney's Great Adventure 1998 (Movie)

("Barney--the Song") (Song)

Michael Crawford in Concert 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Song

Kiss Me Guido 1997 (Movie)

("I Am What I Am") (Song)

Bleeding Hearts 1996 (Movie)

musical production("Milk & Honey") (Music)

Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Bowl 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Song

Designing Women 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Song

Michael Feinstein & Friends 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Song

Resurrected 1989 (Movie)

("Hello Dolly") (Song)

Evening at Pops (07/23/88) 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Song

Baryshnikov on Broadway 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Song

Evening at Pops (08/01/87) 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Song

Mame 1974 (Movie)

lyrics (Theme Lyrics)

Mame 1974 (Movie)

from Broadway musical("Mame") (Music)

Hello, Dolly! 1969 (Movie)

songs("Just Leave Everything to Me" "It Takes a Woman" "Put on Your Sunday Clothes" "Ribbons Down By Back" "Dancing" "Before the Parade Passes By" "Rooftop" "Love is Only Love" "Hello Dolly!" "It Only Takes a Moment" "So Long Deary") (Song)

Hello, Dolly! 1969 (Movie)

from musical("Hello Dolly!") (Music)

Last Wish (TV Show)

Song

Mrs. Santa Claus (TV Show)

Music
Actor (11)

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Angela Lansbury: A Balancing Act 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Bowl 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Music By Richard Rodgers 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 43rd Annual Tony Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

A Salute to Broadway: The Shows 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 40th Annual Tony Awards 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

Mame 1974 (Movie)

("Auntie Mame") (Play as Source Material)

Relationships

Harry Herman

Father
Spent summers working in the Catskill Mountains hotels

Ruth Herman

Mother
Also worked in the hotels as a singer, pianist, and children's teacher

EDUCATION

Parsons School of Design

New York , New York
Left to attend the University of Miami

University of Miami

Miami , Florida

Milestones

2008

His music from "Hello, Dolly!" is used in the Pixar animated feature, "WALL-E"

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

1989

Was the subject of Natalie Gaupp's short play, "The Jerry Herman Center"

1984

Was the subject of the popular musical revue, "Jerry's Girls"

1983

Had another hit with "La Cage aux Folles," starring George Hearn and Gene Barry

1979

Wrote his least successful Broadway musical, "The Grand Tour"

1974

Composed the music and lyrics for Broadway's "Mack & Mabel," starring Robert Preston and Bernadette Peters

1968

Re-teamed with Angela Lansbury for the Broadway musical, "Dear World"

1966

Wrote the music and lyrics for the smash hit, "Mame" on Broadway; starred Angela Lansbury

1964

Composed the lyrics and music for the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, "Hello, Dolly!" starring Carol Channing

1961

Composed the score for the Broadway musical, "Milk and Honey," about the founding of the state of Israel

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

1958

Wrote the book for the one-hour revue, "Nightcap"; also directed and composed the music

1957

Played piano at the New York City jazz club, Showplace

1954

Produced the Off-Broadway revue, "I Feel Wonderful" at the Theatre de Lys in Greenwich Village

First became involved in theatrical productions, while at camp in the Berkshire Mountains

Moved to New York City after graduating from college

Bonus Trivia

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Herman is the first composer/lyricist in history to have three musicals run more than 1500 performances on Broadway: "Hello, Dolly!" (2,844), "Mame" (1,508), and "La Cage aux Folles" (1,761).

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1982.

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