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The story of Jerome Kern

by David Ewen

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Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945,
  • Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 -- Discography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby David Ewen.
    GenreDiscography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.K385 E9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6115028M
    LC Control Number52013066
    OCLC/WorldCa13831047

    Jerome Kern had several hits over the course of the s. Still an innovator, he loved to put existing theatrical forms to new uses. Otto Harbach provided the book and lyrics for The Cat and the Fiddle ( - performances), a romantic operetta with a contemporary setting and score. The story involved two music students (one into classical. "Show Boat" was a testament to the courage of composer Jerome Kern, lyricist and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II, and producer Florenz Ziegfeld.

    "Yesterdays" is a song about nostalgia composed by Jerome Kern with lyrics by Otto Harbach. They wrote the song for Roberta, a musical based on the novel Gowns by Roberta by Alice Duer Miller. "Yesterdays" was overshadowed by the musical's more popular song, "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", which was a number one hit for the Paul Whiteman er(s): Jerome Kern.   In the expansively optimistic and prosperous America of , there could hardly have been a musical — or heroine — more suited to its times than Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton's Sally, a Jazz Age Cinderella story clothed in opulent : Doug Reside.

    Show boat: the story of a classic American musical. [Miles Kreuger; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)] -- The result of nearly two decades of collecting material on the masterpiece of musical theatre that Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern made from Edna Ferber's novel. SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Stephen Banfield and Geoffrey Holden Block. Jerome Kern. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. New York City: Oxford University Press. pp. David Ewen. The Story of Jerome Kern. New York City: Henry Holt and Co.. pp. Michael Freedland. Jerome Kern. New York City: Stein and Day. pp. AUTHORITIES.


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Kern in his career. Jerome refuted Porphyry's application of the little horn of chapter seven to Antiochus. He expected that at the end of the world, Rome would be destroyed, and partitioned among ten kingdoms before the little horn appeared. Jerome believed that Cyrus of Persia is the higher of the two horns of the Medo-Persian ram of Daniel Attributes: lion, cardinal attire, cross, skull.

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A. Shuffle Along B. Show Boat C. Darktown Follies D. Pal Joey.