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19990813

In a four-part series, David Jacobs presents a major appraisal of Jerome Kern - writer of over 700 songs. This third programme explores the complex and intriguing lyrics of his songs.

19990820

David Jacobs concludes his appraisal of Jerome Kern, writer of over 700 songs. This programme examines his legacy - a series of glittering Hollywood musicals, an international reputation which survives half a century after his death, and some of the best-known songs in the English language.