The musical featured leading ladies Dorothy Loudon, Chita Rivera and Leslie Uggams and included songs from Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles; and Mack and Mabel, among others.
Here's a look at some of our favorite performances of Herman's irrepressibly tuneful music.
Angela Lansbury introduces Herman at the Kennedy Center Honors:
Herman honored at the Tony Awards:
Carol Channing receives a Special Tony Award, and Pearl Bailey and the cast of Hello, Dolly! perform on the 1968 Tony Awards.
The original Broadway cast of La Cage aux Folles at the Tony Awards.
A look at the Broadway revival of La Cage...
The London revival of Mack and Mabel.
Bernadette Peters sings "Time Heals Everything" from Mack and Mabel.
Eydie Gorme sings "If We Walked Into My Life" from Mame.
Carol Channing, the original and iconic Dolly, performing highlights from Hello, Dolly! in London in 1979.
George Hearn sings the La Cage aux Folles anthem "I Am What I Am" at the Tony Awards.
The original cast of La Cage aux Folles on "The Merv Griffin Show."
An audio recording of Barbra Streisand performing a medley of Hello, Dolly! songs.