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Encyclopedia > Alan Bergman

Alan Bergman (born 11 September 1925) is a prolific lyricist and songwriter, particularly of music for stage and film. September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ...


Born in Brooklyn, New York, he studied at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UCLA. His involvement in the entertainment industry began in the early 1950s as a director of children's television shows. After marrying in 1958, he and his wife Marilyn together wrote music and lyrics for numerous television shows, films, and stage musicals. A map of New York City, highlighting Brooklyn. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university situated in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. ... The 1950s were a decade that spanned the years 1950 through 1959, although some sources say from 1951 through 1960. ... A television director is usually responsible for directing the actors and other taped aspects of a television production. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marilyn Bergman (née Keith, born 1929) is a composer, songwriter and author. ...


Well-known works credited to Bergman and his wife include:

  • The Windmills of Your Mind (1968), music composed by Michel Legrand
  • The Way We Were (1973), with Marvin Hamlisch
  • Never Say Never Again (1983), title song of the film of the same name
  • You Don't Bring Me Flowers
  • It Might Be You, featured in the film Tootsie
  • Yellow Bird
  • Nice n' Easy
  • How Do You Keep The Music Playing?
  • What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
  • Ordinary Miracles
  • The score to the film Yentl
  • Moonlight, featured in the film Sabrina

In 1980 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 1995 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Berklee College of Music. He is a member of the board of the Barbara Streisand Foundation. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Michel Legrand (born February 24, 1932 in Paris) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is a successful composer of film scores. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Never Say Never Again is an unofficial James Bond film and remake of the 1965 film Thunderball. ... Tootsie is a 1982 comedy film, which tells the story of a talented, but volatile actor who is pushing for 40. ... Barbara Streisand on the soundtrack cover for the movie Yentl. ... [[]]Ä„Sabrina has various meanings. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Berklee College of Music, founded in 1945, is an independent music college in Boston, Massachusetts with many prominent faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting artists. ...


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Alan and Marilyn Bergman on Songwriting: Part 1 (1806 words)
Alan and Marilyn Bergman are a lyric-writing team who have won three Academy Awards, two Grammys, one Ace Award and three Emmy Awards.
Alan and Marilyn both serve on the Executive Committee of the Music Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Alan is the President of the Academy's (AMPAS) Foundation.
Alan Bergman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (218 words)
Alan Bergman (born 11 September 1925) is a prolific lyricist and songwriter, particularly of music for stage and film.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, he studied at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UCLA.
After marrying in 1958, he and his wife Marilyn together wrote music and lyrics for numerous television shows, films, and stage musicals.
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