The Life and Film Music of Bernard Herrmann

The Life and Film Music of Bernard Herrmann

Monday, March 18, 2019 The Life and Film Music of Bernard Herrmann


His distinctive music underscores such film classics as Citizen Kane, Vertigo, North by Northwest, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and Taxi Driver. Learn about “The Life and Film Music of Bernard Herrmann” with Dorothy Herrmann, daughter of the composer, at Phoenixville Public Library on Monday, March 18 at 7:00 PM. Dorothy will screen part of the Oscar-nominated documentary, “Music for the Movies: Bernard Herrmann”, speak about life with her father, and take questions from the audience.

Dorothy Herrmann is the elder daughter of Bernard Herrmann and Lucille Fletcher, author of “Sorry, Wrong Number,” the famous radio play and film. A biographer, she has published books about the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and the American humorist, S.J. Perelman. She lives in Philadelphia with Violet, a black miniature poodle.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.