Gender
Male
Born
Apr 25, 1933
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died
Aug 22, 2011
Los Angeles, California, USA
Composer Producer Lyricist
Relations
Husband of
Gaby Rodgers
Comments
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."
Beautiful The Carole King Musical (Jan 12, 2014 - Oct 27, 2019)
  • Additional lyrics by Jerry Leiber
  • Additional music by Jerry Leiber
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Baby It's You! (Apr 27, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011)
  • Additional numbers by Jerry Leiber
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Million Dollar Quartet (Apr 11, 2010 - Jun 12, 2011)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
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Ring of Fire (Mar 12, 2006 - Apr 30, 2006)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
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All Shook Up (Mar 24, 2005 - Sep 25, 2005)
  • Additional music by Jerry Leiber
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Smokey Joe's Cafe (Mar 02, 1995 - Jan 16, 2000)
  • Music by Jerry Leiber
  • Lyrics by Jerry Leiber
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Peg (Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983)
  • Featuring "Is That All There Is?" by Jerry Leiber
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Rock 'N Roll! The First 5,000 Years (Oct 24, 1982 - Oct 31, 1982)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Leiber
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Dancin' (Mar 27, 1978 - Jun 27, 1982)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
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Hail Scrawdyke! (Nov 28, 1966 - Dec 03, 1966)
  • Produced in association with Jerry Leiber
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Smokey Joe's Cafe (Aug 16, 1996 - Mar 15, 1998)
  • Music by Jerry Leiber
  • Lyrics by Jerry Leiber
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Dancin' (Jul 29, 1980 - Oct 09, 1983)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Leiber
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Dancin' (Apr 16, 1979 - May 18, 1980)
  • Featuring songs by Jerry Leiber
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Leiber
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