WorldCat Identities

Bloom, Ken 1949-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 8,116 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Dictionaries  Biography  Anecdotes  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director
Classifications: ML128.M78, 782.140973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ken Bloom
 
Most widely held works by Ken Bloom
American song : the complete musical theatre companion by Ken Bloom( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 includes material "on nearly 3,300 American musicals. Volume 2 consists of complete indexes to more than 42,000 songs and more than 16,000 personnel, as well as a chronological listing of titles by year of production."
Broadway musicals : the 101 greatest shows of all time by Ken Bloom( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an alphabetical survey of the most popular Broadway musicals in history, with commentaries, synopses, behind-the-scenes information, and lists of songs and cast members for each musical
Broadway : its history, people, and places : an encyclopedia by Ken Bloom( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history of Broadway along with information on the composers, playwrights, directors, performers, producers, and theaters
Broadway : an encyclopedic guide to the history, people, and places of Times Square by Ken Bloom( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American songbook : the singers, the songwriters, and the songs by Ken Bloom( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of twentieth century popular music, documenting the careers of singers, composers, and lyricists from the 1920s through the 1960s, and the big bands and Broadway musicals that characterized the era
Sitcoms : the 101 greatest TV comedies of all time by Ken Bloom( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes one hundred and one of the most influential, popular, and enduring sitcoms, discussing their actors, creators, plots, running length, and appeal
The Routledge guide to Broadway by Ken Bloom( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge Guide to Broadway is the second title in our new student reference series. It will introduce the student to the Broadway theater, focusing on key performers, writers, directors, plays, and musicals, along with the theaters themselves, key awards, and the folklore of Broadway. Broadway is the center of American theater, where all the great plays and musicals make their mark. Students across the country in theater history, performance, and direction/production look to Broadway for their inspiration. While there are illustrated coffee table type books on Broadway, there are few that
Remember how I love you : love letters from an extraordinary marriage by Elaine Orbach( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Jerry Orbach's widow, Elaine, shares their 25-year love story, including many of his more meaningful poems written to her
Hollywood musicals : the 101 greatest song-and-dance movies of all time by Ken Bloom( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an alphabetical survey of the most popular film musicals in history, with commentaries, synopses, behind-the-scenes information, and lists of songs and cast members for each film
Jerry Herman : the lyrics : a celebration by Jerry Herman( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jerry Herman is one of the Broadway's most celebrated composers and lyricists. He is the author of two of the biggest successes in musical theater history: Hello, Dolly! and Mame. Herman is also responsible for Mack and Mabel, Milk and Honey, and the musical version of the film La Cage Aux Folles. All of these have been produced in numerous productions, both professional and amateur, around the world. He is currently writing a new musical, Miss Spectacular, to be produced in Las Vegas." "This book offers all of the lyrics to Herman's well-loved songs along with rare production photographs from all of his shows. It includes early lyrics from Herman's first Broadway revues and shows, songs cut from his best-known shows, and new lyrics. Herman's songs have been sung by all the masters of American pop song - from Barbra Streisand and Ethel Merman to Louis Armstrong and Michael Crawford - but have never been collected before. In addition to the lyrics, Herman offers his personal reminiscences and comments on the lyrics and the shows."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Show and tell : the new book of Broadway anecdotes by Ken Bloom( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway aficionado-in-chief Ken Bloom takes us on a spirited spin through some of the most intriguing factoids in show business, offering up an unconventional history of the theatre in all its idiosyncratic glory. From the cantankerous retorts of George Abbott to the literally show-stopping antics of Katherine Hepburn, you'll learn about the adventures and star turns of some of Broadway's biggest personalities, and discover little-known tidbits about beloved plays and musicals from the Black Crook to Beautiful. -- Adapted from Page [4] cover
Attending and enjoying concerts : a student guide by Ken Bloom( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The songs of Charles Strouse by Charles Strouse( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American song by Ken Bloom( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Hollywood song : the complete film & musical companion by Ken Bloom( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood song : the complete film & musical companion by Ken Bloom( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American song : the complete companion to Tin Pan Alley song by Ken Bloom( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood musicals : les 100 plus grands films musicaux de tous les temps by Ken Bloom( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American song : the complete companion to Tin Pan Alley song
Alternative Names
Ken Bloom American historian and writer

Languages
English (116)

German (4)

French (1)

Covers
Broadway musicals : the 101 greatest shows of all timeBroadway : its history, people, and places : an encyclopediaThe American songbook : the singers, the songwriters, and the songsSitcoms : the 101 greatest TV comedies of all timeThe Routledge guide to BroadwayRemember how I love you : love letters from an extraordinary marriageHollywood musicals : the 101 greatest song-and-dance movies of all timeJerry Herman : the lyrics : a celebration