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Kennedy Center Honors 2010 book and DVD [alumni publication], 2010 | University of Miami University Archives

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Title: Kennedy Center Honors 2010 book and DVD [alumni publication], 2010Add to your cart.

ID: ASU0216

Creator: Herman, Jerry (1933-)

Extent: 2.0 Items

Languages: English

Abstract

The book and DVD set of the Kennedy Center Honors 2010 contains biographical information and professional achievements of Jerry Herman, who is an American composer and lyricist known for Broadway hit musicals.  Mr. Herman (B.S. ’53 and D.F.A. ’80) is one of the University of Miami’s most distinguished alumni and a lifelong supporter of the University.  The University Archives provided research assistance and historical images for the publication.

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The book and DVD set of the Kennedy Center Honors 2010 contains biographical information and professional achievements of Jerry Herman, who is an American composer and lyricist known for Broadway hit musicals.  Mr. Herman (B.S. ’53 and D.F.A. ’80) is one of the University of Miami’s most distinguished alumni and a lifelong supporter of the University.  The University Archives provided research assistance and historical images for the publication.

Biographical Note

Jerry Herman (B.S. ’53 and D.F.A. ’80) is one of the University of Miami’s most distinguished alumni and he is a lifelong supporter of the university.  On January 19, 1993, the Board of Trustees Executive Committee passed a resolution renaming the Ring Theatre as “The Jerry Herman Theatre Complex,” in honor of Mr. Herman’s professional success, and long-term generosity to and support of the University.

He (born July 10, 1931) is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater.  He composed the scores for the hit Broadway musicals.  He has been nominated for the Tony Awardfive times, and won twice, for Hello, Dolly! and La Cage aux Folles. In 2009, Herman received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achivement in the Theatre.  He is a recipient of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors.

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Herman, Jerry
University of Miami. Dept. of Theatre Arts.

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Acquisition Source: Donation

Acquisition Method: The book and dvd were donated by Leslie Shampaine, The Kennedy Center Honors Film House in December 2010.

Related Materials: Jerry Herman Ring Theatre website For more information please see http://www.as.miami.edu/theatrearts/ring.html.




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