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Robert Bernard Sherman was born on December 19, 1925, in New York City, to Russian Jewish immigrants, Rosa (Dancis) and Al Sherman. Al Sherman, a songwriter, paid for his son's hospital delivery costs with a royalty check that arrived that day for the song "Save Your Sorrow". His brother and songwriting partner, Richard, was born in 1928. Sherman's father was a well-known Tin Pan Alleysongwriter. In his youth, Sherman excelled in violin, piano, painting and poetry. Following seven years of cross-country moves, the Shermans settled down in Beverly Hills, California. Some of the primary schools Sherman attended in Manhattan included PS 241 and the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, and in California, the El Rodeo School.At Beverly Hills High School, Sherman wrote and produced radio and stage programs for which he won much acclaim. At age 16, Sherman wrote Armistice and Dedication Day, a stage play showing how American life was changed following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harb...
In 1943, Sherman obtained permission from his parents to join the army at age 17. Sherman was awarded the Purple Heart medal after being shot in the knee on April 12, 1945, an injury which forced him to walk with a cane for the rest of his life.on April 29, 1945, Sherman was among the first soldiers who entered the Dachau concentration camp.Other medals received by Sherman for service in the war were the Combat Infantryman Badge, two Battle Stars for his European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, an American Campaign Medal, a World War II Victory Medal, and a Good Conduct Medal, and several Army Weapons Qualifications badges. While recuperating from his knee injury in Taunton and Bournemouth in England, Sherman became familiar with the United Kingdomand its culture.
Upon his return to the United States, Sherman attended Bard College in upstate New York where he majored in English literature and painting. Sherman served as editor-in-chief of Bard College’s campus newspaper, The Bardian. At Bard, Sherman completed his first two novels, The Best Estate and Music, Candy and Painted Eggs.He graduated in 1949. On May 12, 1990, Sherman received an honorary doctorate from Lincoln College.
Sherman and his brother, Richard, began writing songs together on a challenge from their father, Al Sherman, who was a Tin Pan Alley songwriter ("No! No! A Thousand Times No!!", "You Gotta Be a Football Hero"). In 1958, Sherman founded the music publishing company, Music World Corporation, which later worked with Disney's BMI publishing arm, Wonderland Music Company. That same year, the Sherman brothers had their first Top 10 hit with "Tall Paul", sung by Annette Funicello. The success of this song attracted the attention of Walt Disney, who hired the Sherman Brothers as staff songwriters for Walt Disney Studios. While at Disney, the Sherman Brothers wrote their most-recognized song, "It's a Small World (After All)" for the 1964 New York World's Fair. In 1965, the Sherman brothers won two Academy Awards for Mary Poppins, Best Original Score and Best Original Song, "Chim Chim Cher-ee". Since Mary Poppins' premiere, Sherman earned nine Academy Award nominations, two GrammyAwards, four...
Marriage and family
Sherman married Joyce Ruth Sasner in 1953. Their first child, Laurie (b. 1955) was followed by Jeffrey (b. 1957), Andrea (1960-2019) and Robert (b. 1968).with five grandchildren: Joshua Kirshbaum (1990), Alex Sherman (1991), Amelia and Sarah Kirshbaum (1993) and Ryan Sherman (1995). After Sherman's 2002 relocation to London, he and his brother, Richard, continued to collaborate on various musical plays, as well as a feature, animated, film musicals which incorporates their original story, son...
Painting and other artistry
A lesser-known aspect of Sherman's life was his painting which he had done since 1941 and kept private, except from his family and friends, until 2002. Sherman studied painting while attending Bard College, receiving a double degree in both Painting and English Literature. Sherman worked in various visual arts media, including clay and metal sculpture, but his focus was oil painting throughout the 1940s-1960s, when he switched to acrylics. In April 2002, an exhibition of Sherman's paintings w...In 2000, the Sherman Brothers wrote the award-winning score to The Tigger Moviewhich achieved number one status in both theatrical box office and video sales.The Sherman Brothers' classic motion picture, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, was adapted into a London West End Musical in 2002 and premiered at the London Palladium on April 16, 2002, featuring many new...On June 9, 2005, Sherman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside Bill Withers, Steve Cropper, John Fogerty, Isaac Hayes, David Porter and his brother, Richard M. Sherman.On November 16, 2006, the Cameron Mackintosh/Disney production of Mary Poppins made its Broadway premiere at the New Amsterdam Theaterfeaturing the Sherman Brothers’ classic songs.
Motion picture screenplays
1. A Symposium on Popular Songs(uncredited), 1962 2. Mary Poppins, 1964 (treatment only, uncredited) 3. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1973 4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 1974 5. The Slipper and the Rose, 1976 6. The Magic of Lassie, 1978 7. Blue Echoes, 1982 (unproduced) 8. Ferdinand the Bull, 1986 (TV screenplay)
Theme park songs
1. "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow" for the 1964 New York World's Fair attraction Carousel of Progressas part of General Electric's Progressland pavilion, later moved to Disneyland then to Walt Disney World 2. "The Best Time of Your Life" for the Walt Disney World version of the Carousel of Progress, later replaced with the show's original theme in 1993. 3. "Miracles from Molecules" for Adventure Thru Inner Space 4. "One Little Spark" for Journey Into Imagination 5. The Many Adventure...
1. Walt's Time: From Before to BeyondA joint autobiography by both Robert and Richard Sherman published in 1998. 2. Moose: Chapters From My LifeRobert B. Sherman's official memoirs posthumously released in 2013.
1. 1965 Won Academy Award in the category of "Best Original Song" for "Chim Chim Cher-ee" from Mary Poppins 2. 1965 Won Academy Award in the category of "Best Music, Score - Substantially Original" for Mary Poppins 3. 1969 Nominated Academy Award in the category of "Best Original Song" for "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 4. 1972 Nominated Academy Award in the category of "Best Music, Original Song" for "The Age of Not Believing" from Bedknobs & Broomsticks 5. 1972 Nomin...
1. 2000 Nominated Annie in the category of "Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production" for the song "Round My Family Tree" from The Tigger Movie 2. 2003 Winsor McCay Awardfor lifetime achievement and contribution to animation
1. 1977 Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music for The Slipper and the RoseSherman, Robert B. Moose: Chapters From My Life. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHousePublishers, 2013.Sherman, Robert B. Walt's Time: from before to beyond. Santa Clarita: Camphor Tree Publishers, 1998.Greene, Katherine and Richard. Inside The Dream: The Personal Story of Walt Disney. New York: Disney Editions, 2001.Peterson, Monique. Disney's The Little Big Book of Pooh. New York: Disney Editions, 2002.
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