Jerome Kern


A founding father of the modern American musical, Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was the composer of legions of popular songs, including such standards as "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "Ol' Man River." His 1927 Show Boat with Oscar Hammerstein II helped to set a new standard for musical theater. This book is the first to provide a critical overview of Kern's musical accomplishments throughout his career. Stephen Banfield ranges from Broadway, to Hollywood, and to London's West End, drawing on unpublished manuscripts and scores ...

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Jerome Kern
2015, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300217612

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Jerome Kern
2006, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300110470


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