Richard M. Sherman


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Richard Morton Sherman was born in the spring of 1928 in New York City to Rosa and Al Sherman. Together with his older brother, Robert B. Sherman, the Sherman brothers would follow in their songwriting father's footsteps to form one of the most prolific, lauded and long lasting songwriting partnerships of all time. Richard was an enthusiastic and ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Mary Poppins Music Department
(1964)
The Boys Music Department
(2009)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Music Department
(1968)
The Jungle Book Music Department
(2016)

Filmography

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  Mushka (Short) (main title theme) (filming)
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (music consultant)
 2018 Christopher Robin (songs)
 2016 The Jungle Book (songs by)
 2011-2014 Mini Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (TV Series short) (musician - 31 episodes)
- Roo and Lumpy (2014) ... (musician)
- House at Pooh Corner (2014) ... (musician)
- Kanga and Roo Move In (2014) ... (musician)
- Piglet's Party (2014) ... (musician)
- Roo Goes Swimming (2014) ... (musician)
 2013 It's a Small World: The Animated Series (TV Series short) (music consultant)
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks (music consultant)
 2009 The Boys (Documentary) (soundtrack)
 2004 Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (Video) (original score - uncredited)
 2003 Piglet's Big Movie (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1998 The Mighty Kong (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1991 The Timberwood Tales (TV Series) (theme and animal song - 3 episodes)
- Snow Babies (1991) ... (theme and animal song)
- Out for Bear (1991) ... (theme and animal song)
- Going Ape (1991) ... (theme and animal song)
 1989 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (songs: music and lyrics by) / (songs by)
 1985 The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (Video short) (lyricist: archive footage) / (music: archive footage)
 1983 Welcome to Pooh Corner (TV Series) (composer: songs - 1983-1984)
 1978 The Magic of Lassie (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1974 Huckleberry Finn (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1973 Tom Sawyer (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1973 Charlotte's Web (music & lyrics by)
 1972 Snoopy Come Home (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1971 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (music and lyrics by)
 1970 Goldilocks (TV Movie) (music and lyrics by) / (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1968 Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (Short) (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (lyrics by)
  The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (composer - 4 episodes, 1961 - 1968) (songs by - 2 episodes, 1962) (song - 1 episode, 1965) (song by - 1 episode, 1963) (songs - 1 episode, 1962) (original songs - 1 episode, 1961) (original song - 1 episode, 1958)
- Pacifically Peeking (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Disneyland Around the Seasons (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Ranger's Guide to Nature (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Disneyland 10th Anniversary (1965) ... (song: music and lyrics by)
- Greta, the Misfit Greyhound (1963) ... (song by)
 1968 The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1967 The Happiest Millionaire (music and lyrics by)
 1967 The Jungle Book (songs)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1966 Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (Short) (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1964 Mary Poppins (music and lyrics by)
 1964 The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1963 The Sword in the Stone (songs)
 1963 Summer Magic (songs)
 1962 Mooncussers (song)
 1962 In Search of the Castaways (composer: songs)
 1962 Big Red (Lyrics) / (songs: music and lyrics by)
 1961 Zorro (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Auld Acquaintance (1961) ... (composer: additional music)
- The Postponed Wedding (1961) ... (composer: additional music)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Over Here! (1974). Musical. Book by Will Holt. Music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Musical Director: Joseph Klein. Dance arrangements by Louis St. Louis. Vocal arrangements by Louis St. Louis. Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson and Jim Tyler. Scenic Design by ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Dick Sherman | Richard Sherman

Spouse:

Ursula Elizabeth Gluck  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Victoria Lynn Sherman | See more »

Parents:

Al Sherman

Relatives:

Robert B. Sherman (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We write for Grandpa and the four-year-old and everyone in between.

Trivia:

The classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) was adapted into a London West End Musical and performed at the London Palladium in 2002 and was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for The Hilton Award for Best New Musical. See more »

Trademark:

Works together with his older brother, Robert B. Sherman. See more »

Nickname:

Dick

Star Sign:

Gemini

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