Jerry Bock

Jerry Bock


Jerry Bock, who composed the indelible score to Fiddler on the Roof, and collaborated with longtime creative partner, lyricist Sheldon Harnick, on many other shows during a prolific 15 years beginning in 1956, has died, his friend and lawyer Richard M. Ticktin told He was 81.

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  • Also known as: Jerrold Lewis Bock
  • Born: Nov 23, 1928 in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Death: Nov 3, 2010 in Westchester County, NY


New York Drama Critics' Circle
1965 Best Musical Fiddler on the Roof Winner
1960 Best Musical Fiorello! Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1960 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Fiorello! Winner
Tony Award
1971 Best Original Score The Rothschilds Nominee
1967 Composer and Lyricist The Apple Tree Nominee
1965 Composer and Lyricist Fiddler on the Roof Winner