Jerry Bock

Composer, Choreographer, Writer, Lyricist
( b. Nov 23, 1928 New Haven, Connecticut, USA - d. Nov 03, 2010 Westchester, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Jerrold Lewis Bock [Birthname]
Biography: Jerry Bock was born Jerrold Lewis Bock on November 23, 1928 in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended the University of Wisconsin. He wrote music for television shows at the beginning of his career. He married Patricia Faggen, with whom he had his children George and Portia.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Fiddler on the Roof" and "A Stranger Among Us." Television credits include: "Wonder Pets!," "American Masters," "She Loves Me," "ABC Stage 67," "The Generation Gap," and "Song by Song."

Other Awards: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song - Children's and Animation for "Wonder Pets!", shared with composers Billy Aronson and Larry Hochman.

Trivia:
He wrote his first musical, "My Dream," while still attending Flushing High School in Queens, New York.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on November 4, 2010.  

Broadway Production Credits

Prince of Broadway
Musical, Revue, Original
Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock

She Loves Me
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 17, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
Music by Jerry Bock

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy,Drama, Revival
Dec 20, 2015 - Dec 31, 2016
Music by Jerry Bock

The Apple Tree
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Dec 14, 2006 - Mar 11, 2007
Music by Jerry Bock
Book by Jerry Bock

Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life
Musical, Original
Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock
Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Bock

Barbara Cook's Broadway!
Special, Concert, Original
Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006
Music by Jerry Bock

Mostly Sondheim
Special, Solo, Concert, Original
Jan 14, 2002 - Aug 25, 2002
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock

She Loves Me
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Jun 10, 1993 - Jun 19, 1994
Music by Jerry Bock

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Nov 18, 1990 - Jun 16, 1991
Music by Jerry Bock

Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Musical, Revue, Dance, Original
Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock

Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
Special, Concert, Original
Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981
Music by Jerry Bock

The Madwoman of Central Park West
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979
Featuring songs with music by Jerry Bock

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Dec 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977
Music by Jerry Bock

The Rothschilds
Musical, Original
Oct 19, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972
Music by Jerry Bock

The Apple Tree
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 18, 1966 - Nov 25, 1967
Music by Jerry Bock
Book by Jerry Bock

Generation
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 06, 1965 - Jun 25, 1966
Incidental music by Jerry Bock

Baker Street
Musical, Original
Feb 16, 1965 - Nov 14, 1965
The songs "Buffalo Belle," "Cold Clear World of the Intellect" and "I Shall Miss You Holmes" by Jerry Bock

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original
Sep 22, 1964 - Jul 02, 1972
Music by Jerry Bock

She Loves Me
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 23, 1963 - Jan 11, 1964
Music by Jerry Bock

Man in the Moon
Musical, Puppets, Original
Apr 11, 1963 - Apr 21, 1963
Music by Jerry Bock

Never Too Late
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 27, 1962 - Apr 24, 1965
Choreographed by Jerry Bock
"Never Too Late" cha-cha by Jerry Bock

Tenderloin
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 17, 1960 - Apr 23, 1961
Music by Jerry Bock

Fiorello!
Musical, Original
Nov 23, 1959 - Oct 28, 1961
Music by Jerry Bock

The Body Beautiful
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jan 23, 1958 - Mar 15, 1958
Music by Jerry Bock

Mr. Wonderful
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 22, 1956 - Feb 23, 1957
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Jerry Bock

Catch a Star!
Musical, Revue, Original
Sep 06, 1955 - Sep 24, 1955
Additional music by Jerry Bock

Benefits and Special Events

She Loves Me
Dec 05, 2011 - Dec 05, 2011
Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival
Music by Jerry Bock

Back From Broadway
Jun 17, 2002 - Jun 17, 2002
Special, Concert, Benefit, Original
Featuring songs by Jerry Bock

Awards and Nominations

1971 Tony Award® Best Original Score

The Rothschilds [nominee]
Music by Jerry Bock

1967 Tony Award® Best Composer and Lyricist

The Apple Tree [nominee]
Music by Jerry Bock

1967 Tony Award® Best Musical

The Apple Tree [nominee]
Book by Jerry Bock; Music by Jerry Bock

1965 Tony Award® Best Composer and Lyricist

nomineeFiddler on the Roof [winner]
Music by Jerry Bock

1965 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeFiddler on the Roof [winner]
Music by Jerry Bock

1964 Tony Award® Best Musical

She Loves Me [nominee]
Music by Jerry Bock

1960 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeFiorello! [winner]
Music by Jerry Bock

1960 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

nomineeFiorello! [winner]
Music by Jerry Bock

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