Jean Kerr (Bridget Jean Collins)

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Author, playwright and songwriter. She joined ASCAP in 1959, and her chief musical collaborators included LeRoy Anderson, Jay Gorney, Jean Ford, and her husband, Walter Kerr. She authored "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" and "The Snake Has All the Lines", the plays "Jenny Kiss'd Me", "King of Hearts", "Mary, Mary", and "Poor Richard", and the Broadway stage scores and libretti for "Touch and Go" and "Goldilocks". Her popular-song compositions include "This Had Better Be Love", "It'll Be Alright in a Hundred Years", "Be a Mess", "The Pussy Foot", "Save a Kiss", and "I Never Know When to Say When". Read more...