RIP Robert Bernard Sherman

Robert Sherman

Robert Sherman

You may not know the name, but you most certainly know the music. Robert B. Sherman (working in conjunction with his brother Richard) was responsible for the scores of many of the most famous Disney musicals.

His writing credits include such classics as Mary Poppins (1964), The Jungle Book (1967), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), The Aristocats (1970), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) and The Tigger Movie (2000), just to name a few.
In addition to his film credits, Sherman also wrote “It’s a small world (after all)” for the Disney theme park.
His work was nominated for nine Academy Awards including a win for Best Original Song (Chim Chim Cher-ee) and Best Music Score (Mary Poppins) as well as a Grammy Award for the Mary Poppins soundtrack.
The Sherman Brothers recieved a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1976.
Robert Sherman died in London on March 5th, 2012.
Why not borrow Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, or any of his other works and relive the music and the memories.

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