Jerry Herman Quotes (8 quotes)
Hello, Dolly! (1964)
As quoted in: Newsday, 11 February 1988
Variant translation: For all that has been — thanks. For all that will be — yes. - Markings (1964)
“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”
As quoted in Stephen Hawking's Universe (1985) by John Boslough, Ch. 7 : The Final Question, p. 77
“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.”
A Memorable Fancy - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790–1793)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJerry Herman
Born: July 10, 1931 (age 87)
Occupation: Composer, lyricist
Bio: Jerry Herman is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater. He composed the scores for the hit Broadway musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles. He has been nominated for the Tony Award five times, and won twice, for Hello, Dolly! and La Cage aux Folles. In 2009, Herman received the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
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