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Sherman Edwards (I) (1919–1981)

Composer and songwriter ("Wonderful, Wonderful", "Dungaree Doll", "See You in September"), he joined ASCAP in 1953 and collaborated musically with Hal David. His other popular-song compositions include "Broken-Hearted Melody", "Wind, Sand and Stars", "Johnny Get Angry" and "I Am". See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2012 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finishing the Hat (2012) ... (writer: "Wonderful! Wonderful!")
 2006 Infamous (writer: "Broken-Hearted Melody")
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mitchell (1993) ... (writer: "Wonderful! Wonderful!" - uncredited)
 1991 Flirting (writer: "Johnny Get Angry" - as Edwards)
 1989 Chances Are (writer: "WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL")
 1981 This Is Elvis ("Frankfurt Special")
 1977 The Story of Elvis Presley (Documentary) (writer: "Frankfurt Special")
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: "See You in September")
 1972 1776 (lyrics: "Sit Down, John", "Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve", "Till Then", "The Lees of Old Virginia", "But, Mr. Adams", "Yours, Yours, Yours", "He Plays the Violin", "Cool, Cool, Considerate Men", "Momma Look Sharp", "The Egg", "Molasses to Rum", "Is Anybody There?", "Finale") / (music: "Sit Down, John", "Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve", "Till Then", "The Lees of Old Virginia", "But, Mr. Adams", "Yours, Yours, Yours", "He Plays the Violin", "Cool, Cool, Considerate Men", "Momma Look Sharp", "The Egg", "Molasses to Rum", "Is Anybody There?", "Finale")
 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 September 1971 (1971) ... (writer: "Molasses to Rum" - uncredited)
 1969 The 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Momma, Look Sharp")
 1962 Kid Galahad (writer: "Home Is Where the Heart Is", "A Whistling Tune")
 1962 Follow That Dream ("I'm Not the Marrying Kind")
 1960 Flaming Star (writer: "Flaming Star")
 1960 G.I. Blues (writer: "Frankfort Special", "Big Boots", "Didja Ever")
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 1972 1776 (play)
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 1972 1776
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Personal Details

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His musical, "1776," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Don Stephenson, Conrad John Schuck, and Robert Cuccioli. The crew included Peter Stone (book), Tom Helm (music director), Josh Rhodes (choreographer), and Gordon Greenberg (director). See more »
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Won Broadway's 1969 Tony Award for music and lyrics of Best Musical winner "1776." See more »

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