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New York (AP) — Mary Rodgers, the daughter of Broadway icon Richard Rodgers, who found her own fame as composer of the 1959 musical Once Upon a Mattress and as the author of the body-shifting book Freaky Friday, has died. She was 83. Rodgers died Thursday at her home in Manhattan after a long illness, her son Alec Guettel said. Photos  Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2014 Rodgers' hit Once Upon a Mattress, a musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fable The Princess and the Pea, made a star of Carol Burnett. A Broadway revival in 1996 starred Sarah

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