Essays Tagged: "Jerome Kern"

Jerry Garcia

Jerome John Garcia was born in 1942, in San Francisco'sMission District. His father, a spanish immig ... Dixieland bandleader in thethirties, and he named his new son after his favorite Broadwaycomposer, Jerome Kern. In the spring of 1948, while on a fishingtrip, Garcia saw his father swept to his death ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

American Music Theatre from Kern to Sondheim

hich composers could get their work published, and the style became known as the 'Broadway musical'.Jerome Kern was the most popular and well-known composer of musicals in the early 20th century. He b ... ', Richard Rodgers, like Gershwin, was inspired to start writing musicals after hearing the work of Jerome Kern, recognising it as 'the beginning of a new form of musical theatre in this country.' Bet ...

(8 pages) 118 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

American Music Theatre History Presentation Topics

e, Burlesque,Extravaganza, Revue - Mr. Franco2. Operettas - Ms. Vernon3. 1930's and 40's Musicals : Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin, IrvingBerlin, Rogers and Hart, and Cole Porter - Ally Denton4. ... e American musical theatre up to that time came in 1927 with Show Boat, by Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern. Here we come to a completely new genre--the musical play as distinguished from musical ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Life of Jerry Garcia

live albums, and sold millions of records throughout his fifty three year old life (Grateful Dead).Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia was born in San Francisco, California, on August 1, 1942. His father Jose ... se Ramon "Joe" Garcia and his mother Ruth Marie "Bobbie" Garcia named him after the famous composer Jerome Kern. Jerry was their second and final child, preceded by Clifford Ramon "Tiff" Garcia. Jerry ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies