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Jerry Bock

AKA Jerrold Lewis Bock

Born: 23-Nov-1928
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 3-Nov-2010
Location of death: Mount Kisco, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer, Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Fiorello!

Collaborator with Larry Holofcener, and later, Sheldon Harnick.

Father: George Joseph Bock (traveling salesman)
Mother: Rebecca Alpert
Wife: Patti Faggen (m. 28-May-1950, one son, one daughter)
Son: George
Daughter: Portia

    High School: Flushing High School, Queens, NY
    University: University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1960 for Fiorello! (shared)
    Tony 1965 for Fiddler on the Roof (composer and lyricist)
    Tony 1965 for Fiddler on the Roof (best musical)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972

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