Portrait Signed and inscribed ("For Kenneth R. Seagood with the grateful regards of Jerome Kern Beverly Hills 1944"),
KERN, Jerome 1885-1945. American Composer
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a reproduction of a monochrome head and shoulders portrait of Kern. 7 x 5 ins. on matte card, Beverly Hills, 1944.
1944 was the year of Kern's successful film musicals Cover Girl, and Can't Help Singing. He had once written of himself 'I am trying to do something for the future of American music, which today has no class whatsoever and is mere barbaric mouthing'.
Stock Code: 10570