Jerome Kern’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 27, 1885

Death Date

Nov 11, 1945

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 11, 1945



The composer Jerome Kern died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of 20th-century America’s greatest composers, known for writing “Ol’ Man River,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” and hundreds others.

He married Eva Leale on October 25, 1910, and they had one child together.



I write music to both the situations and the lyrics in plays.


The fact that the theatregoing public likes my music is no credit to me. There are many other composers who write better music that the public doesn’t like.