Ron Chernow is an American writer, journalist, historian, and biographer. He has written bestselling and award-winning biographies of historical figures from the world of business, finance, and American politics.
Without historian Ron Chernow, Hamilton the musical probably wouldn't exist. It was Chernow's critically-acclaimed biography of Alexander Hamilton that first inspired Lin-Manual Miranda to put Hamilton's story to music. These days Chernow is still pinching himself that his long book triggered off…Listen