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Jerry Leiber

Composer, Producer, Lyricist
( b. Apr 25, 1933 Baltimore, Maryland, USA - d. Aug 22, 2011 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Gaby Rodgers

Biography: Jerome Leiber was born on April 25, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland. He had three sons -- Jed, Oliver, and Jake. He formed Spark Records in 1953 with composer Mike Stoller (his songwriting and record producing partner) and their mentor, Lester Sill. It was later bought by Atlantic Records, making them the first independent record producers. Leiber and Stoller formed Daisy Records and Red Bird Records in the early 1960s.

Film Credits: Extensive film credits include: "Forrest Gump," "American Beauty," "Iron Man 3," and "The Help."

Other Awards: Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985. Received a star on the Walk of Fame with Mike Stoller in 1994.

Trivia:
Hit songs included "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak," "Stand By Me" and "On Broadway."



ProductionsDate of Productions
Beautiful The Carole King Musical
[Musical, Original]
  • Additional lyrics by Jerry Leiber
  • Additional music by Jerry Leiber
Jan 12, 2014 - Present
Baby It's You!
[Musical, Original]
  • Additional numbers by Jerry Leiber
Apr 27, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011
Million Dollar Quartet
[Musical, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
Apr 11, 2010 - Jun 12, 2011
Ring of Fire
[Musical, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
Mar 12, 2006 - Apr 30, 2006
All Shook Up
[Musical, Original]
  • Additional music by Jerry Leiber
Mar 24, 2005 - Sep 25, 2005
Smokey Joe's Cafe
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Music by Jerry Leiber
  • Lyrics by Jerry Leiber
Mar 02, 1995 - Jan 16, 2000
Peg
[Musical, Original]
  • Featuring "Is That All There Is?" by Jerry Leiber
Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983
Rock 'N Roll! The First 5,000 Years
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Leiber
Oct 24, 1982 - Oct 31, 1982
Dancin'
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
Mar 27, 1978 - Jun 27, 1982
Hail Scrawdyke!
[Play, Original]
  • Produced in association with Jerry Leiber
Nov 28, 1966 - Dec 03, 1966
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Smokey Joe's Cafe
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Music by Jerry Leiber
  • Lyrics by Jerry Leiber
Aug 16, 1996 - Mar 15, 1998
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