Jerome Weidman

Jerome Weidman won the Pulitzer Prize for his musical comedy "Fiorello!" and was a distinguished novelist, short-story writer, essayist and playwright. Among Mr. Weidman's numerous novels are "I Can Get It For You Wholesale," "The Enemy Camp," "The Sound of Cowbells," and "Fourth Street East." His short stories have been collected into seven volumes and his books and plays have been translated into ten languages. Mr. Weidman was described by critic Alistair Cooke as "the Dickens of the Lower...See more