Jerome P. Herst

Jerome Philip Herst (May 28, 1909 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois – November 27, 1990 in Alameda, California), known as Jerry Herst, was a lawyer and a songwriter best known for his collaborations with Jack Sharpe on a number of compositions, notably "So Rare", a much-recorded song that was published in 1937.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 28th, 1909, Died November 27th, 1990

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011088 10-in. 7/9/1937 So rare Jimmy Ray Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-011327 10-in. 7/16/1937 So rare Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Herst, Jerome P.," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100743.

Herst, Jerome P.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100743.

"Herst, Jerome P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100743

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