Artist Bios

Richard M. Sherman

Richard M. Sherman

(Bio as of May 2013)

Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
(Original Music and Lyrics) Honors include two Academy Awards (Mary Poppins), nine Academy Award nominations, three Grammy Awards, 24 gold/platinum albums, a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Early hits, including “You’re Sixteen” and “Tall Paul,” led to a long-term association with Walt Disney and more than 150 songs for Disney films, TV and theme parks including “It’s a Small World,” the world’s most translated and performed song. Their Disney film credits include The Jungle Book, The Parent Trap, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Winnie the Pooh, The AristoCats and The Tigger Movie. Other films include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tom Sawyer, The Slipper and the Rose, Charlotte’s Web and Beverly Hills Cop 3. Stage credits include Over Here!, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London, Broadway, UK tour), Busker Alley, Mary Poppins (London and Broadway).

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