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Legendary songwriter Robert Sherman Dies at 86


Legendary songwriter Robert Sherman has died at the age of 86. Alongside his brother Richard, the Sherman Brothers were responsible for some of the best known and catchy songs in Disney film and theme park history.

Here is a selection of projects he provided songs for:

  • The AbsentMinded Professor
  • Disneyland/Disney World rides: it’s a small world (after all), The Enchanted Tiki Room (“The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room”), Carousel of Progress (“There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow”)
  • Mary Poppins (2 academy award wins)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Oscar-nominated)
  • The Jungle Book
  • The Sword in the Stone
  • The Aristocats

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