Gender
Male
Born
Jul 10, 1931
New York, New York, USA
Died
Dec 26, 2019
Miami, Florida, USA
Composer Performer Conception Lyricist Director Writer Musician
Also Known As
Gerald Herman
Hello, Dolly! (Apr 20, 2017 - Aug 25, 2018)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
La Cage aux Folles (Apr 18, 2010 - May 01, 2011)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
La Cage aux Folles (Dec 09, 2004 - Jun 26, 2005)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Barbara Cook's Broadway! (Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Herman
SpecialConcertOriginal
An Evening with Jerry Herman (Jul 28, 1998 - Aug 23, 1998)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Starring: Jerry Herman [Performer]
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Piano: Jerry Herman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Production Supervised by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Jerry's Girls (Dec 18, 1985 - Apr 20, 1986)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Conceived by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalRevueOriginal
La Cage aux Folles (Aug 21, 1983 - Nov 15, 1987)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mame (Jul 24, 1983 - Aug 28, 1983)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Production Supervised by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine (May 01, 1980 - Sep 27, 1981)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Herman
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedy RevueOriginal
The Grand Tour (Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Production Supervised by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Nov 06, 1975 - Dec 28, 1975)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Mack & Mabel (Oct 06, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalOriginal
Dear World (Feb 06, 1969 - May 31, 1969)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalOriginal
Mame (May 24, 1966 - Jan 03, 1970)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ben Franklin in Paris (Oct 27, 1964 - May 01, 1965)
  • Uncredited additional music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Milk and Honey (Oct 10, 1961 - Jan 26, 1963)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
From A to Z (Apr 20, 1960 - May 07, 1960)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Herman
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Sep 25, 2018 - Present)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Oct 05, 2013 - Apr 05, 2014)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
La Cage aux Folles (Oct 11, 2011 - Nov 18, 2012)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Jul 12, 1994 - Feb 23, 1997)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Production Supervised by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
La Cage aux Folles (Dec 29, 1993 - Apr 03, 1994)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
Mame (Jul 31, 1990 - Dec 09, 1990)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
La Cage aux Folles (Jan 12, 1987 - Feb 06, 1988)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
La Cage aux Folles (Dec 12, 1984 - Sep 20, 1986)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
La Cage aux Folles (May 29, 1984 - May 26, 1985)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Jerry's Girls (Feb 25, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Concept by Jerry Herman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Apr 12, 1983 - Sep 04, 1983)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Production Supervisor: Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine (Nov 20, 1981 - May 23, 1982)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Herman
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Herman
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jun 23, 1977 - Dec 31, 1978)
  • Music by Jerry Herman
  • Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Production Supervisor: Jerry Herman
MusicalComedyRevival

Tony Award®

Special Award for Lifetime Achievement

2009 | Recipient
Jerry Herman

Best Original Score

1984 | Winner  | La Cage aux Folles
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Original Score

1979 | Nominee  | The Grand Tour
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Composer and Lyricist

1966 | Nominee  | Mame
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Musical

1966 | Nominee  | Mame
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Best Composer and Lyricist

1964 | Winner  | Hello, Dolly!
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Best Musical

1964 | Winner  | Hello, Dolly!
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Composer

1962 | Nominee  | Milk and Honey
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 

Best Musical

1962 | Nominee  | Milk and Honey
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Drama Desk Award

Special Award

2010 | Recipient
Jerry Herman ("For enchanting and dazzling audiences with his exuberant music and heartfelt lyrics for more than half a century.")
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1984 | Nominee  | La Cage aux Folles
Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Outstanding Music

1984 | Winner  | La Cage aux Folles
Music by Jerry Herman
 

Outstanding Music and Lyrics

1975 | Nominee  | Mack & Mabel
Music by Jerry Herman
Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Theatre World

Special Award

1999 | Recipient  | An Evening with Jerry Herman
Starring: Jerry Herman

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