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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. Wodehouse, Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Fields, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin and E. Y. Harburg.

Age: 60 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Show Boat


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2013 Talking Sticks: A Musical Journey -
1979 Song by Song -
1936 Swing Time -
1935 The Flame Within -
1913 Don't Turn My Picture to the Wall -
1988 The Show Boat Story -
1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin -
1946 Till the Clouds Roll By -
1941 Sunny -
1938 Joy of Living -
1936 Show Boat -


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Nominated for 8 Awards | Won 2


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