Jerome Kern (January 27, 1885 November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music. One of the most important American theatre composers of the early 20th century, he wrote more than 700 songs, used in over 100 stage works. Many refer to Mr. Kern as the father of modern American musical theater. Offered is an ALS signed Jerome D. Kern, one page, 8.25 x 10.75, personal letterhead, October 20, 1920. A letter of recommendation in green ink for Kern’s two housekeepers, In full: It is with genuine regret that Mrs. Kern and I see Jack and Jessie Jackson leave our employ. They have been with us for the past nine months, and during that period have, at all times, been most polite, extremely willing, competent, spotlessly clean and immaculately honest. We feel that any family will be fortunate that secures their services, and can only add that there is a home awaiting them with us, any time they choose to return. In very good to fine condition overall, with the intersecting folds reinforced on the reverse. The letter is creased, with a few small holes at folds, a few small stains, creased at folds, a few short chips or tears to edges of folds. Please review image scan carefully to evaluate condition. You will receive the exact document pictured in the scan. The handwritten letter is accompanied by a FULL PSA/DNA LETTER OF AUTHENTICATION! Thanks & HAPPY SHOPPING! The item “JEROME KERN Handwritten & Signed Letter 1920 father of modern musicals (PSA)” is in sale since Tuesday, August 18, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Music”. The seller is “bill2001nyc” and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Autograph Authentication: Professional Sports (PSA/DNA)
- Signed by: Jerome Kern
- Autograph: Authentic Original
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Autograph Type: Handwritten Letter Signed
- Authentication: PSA DNA
- Industry: Music