WorldCat Identities

Bock, Jerry

Overview
Works: 847 works in 2,285 publications in 9 languages and 27,795 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Librettos  Original cast recordings  Musicals  Gay drama  Excerpts  Songs  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Interviewee, Conductor, Narrator, Lyricist, Musician, Speaker, Librettist
Classifications: ML50.B6745, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Bock
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

134 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
Fiddler on the roof : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

187 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( Book )

83 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( )

190 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 selections from the classic Broadway production, arranged for easy piano: Far from the Home I Love * Fiddler on the Roof * If I Were a Rich Man * Matchmaker * Miracle of Miracles * Sabbath Prayer * Sunrise, Sunset * To Life * Tradition
Best plays of the sixties by Stanley Richards( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Fiorello! : a new musical by Jerry Bock( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, C. Edwin Knill and Martin Tahse present "Fiorello," winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and the Antoinette Perry Award-1959-60, book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, with Bob Carroll, Arthur Bartow, Rudy Bond, Charlotte Fairchild, Paul Lipson, Jayme Mylroi, Jen Nelson, Alan North, Rosemary O'Reilly, choreography by Peter Gennaro, scenery, costumes and lighting by William and Jean Eckart, musical direction Hal Hastings, orchestrations by Irwin Kostal, dance music arranged by Jack Elliott, production directed by George Abbott
Fiddler on the roof : the original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves me : the new Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( Recording )

45 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenderloin : a new musical comedy by Jerry Bock( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical is based on a 1959 novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Set in the Tenderloin, a red-light district in 1890s Manhattan, the show's story focuses on Reverend Brock, a character loosely based on American clergyman and social reformer Charles Henry Parkhurst. --dasleron at Amazon.com
She loves me : a musical comedy by Jerry Bock( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple tree : a new musical, based on stories by Mark Twain, Frank R. Stockton, and Jules Feiffer by Jerry Bock( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiorello! : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winning the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for drama, the Broadway show based on the life and times of New York City's mayor, Fiorello La Guardia, was the first success for composer/lyricist team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
The apple tree : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiddler on the roof : 2016 Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most acclaimed musicals in Broadway history returns in a new production featuring Tony nominees Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht. All of the classic songs can be found here including If I Were a Rich Man and Tradition
The Rothschilds : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal selections from Fiorello! : a new musical by Jerry Bock( )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves me : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming musical from the Broadway debut in 1963 with the high-powered pairing of director Harold Prince and songwriting team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick creating a 74 minute CD of fun filled music
Sunrise, sunset by Sheldon Harnick( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of the well-known song about the passage of time, from the musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
Bock to Harnick : composing the score to Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiddler on the Roof is one of the seminal musicals in the American Musical Theater cannon and this treasure chest of never-before released private demos gives an insight into the creation of that masterpiece. Composer Jerry Bock would send a musical "seed" to lyricist Sheldon Harnick who would then write the words. Hear Bock create the music for "Sunrise, Sunset." Hear Bock almost forget the tune to what would become "If I Were A Rich Man." Hear songs that never made it into the show. Hear 33 Jerry Bock songs that never even had a lyric
Fiddler on the roof : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bock, J. L. 1928-2010

Bock, Jerrold L. 1928-2010

Bock, Jerrold Lewis.

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Bock, Jerrold Lewis 1928-2010

Bock Jerry 1928-....

Bock, Jerry 1928-2010

Boḳ, Dzsheri

Jerry Bock Amerikaans componist (1928-2010)

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Бок, Джери 1928-

Бок, Джерри 1928-

Джерри Бок

באק, דזשערי

جری باک آهنگساز آمریکایی

제리 보크

ジェリー・ボック

杰瑞·巴克

Languages
English (640)

German (19)

Yiddish (4)

Spanish (3)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

Italian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Frisian (1)