OBIT: Robert B. Sherman, 86, songwriter for some Disney film classics
Published 03/06/2012, Associated Press
VIDEOS: Watch several song videos at bottom of article
How do you sum up the work of songwriter Robert B. Sherman? Try one word: "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious." The tongue-twisting term, sung by magical nanny Mary Poppins, is like much of Sherman's work — both complex and instantly memorable, for child and adult alike. Once heard, it was never forgotten.
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