1928 – Born in New Haven, Connecticut on the 23rd of November and raised in Flushing, New York. US songwriter and writer of musicals.
– He attended the University of Wisconsin, where he wrote the musical Big As Life.
1955 – His Broadway debut when he contributed songs to catch a Star.
1956 – He worked on Ziegfeld Follies, which closed out-of-town.
– Bock met lyricist Sheldon Harnick, with whom he forged a successful partnership.
1959 – Hired to compose musical biography of former New York City Mayor LaGuardia.
1959-1964 – Co-wrote musicals "Fiorello!" (Pulitzer Prize for drama), "The Fiddler on the Roof".
1997 – Established the Jerry Bock Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre.