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OBIT: Robert B. Sherman, 86, composer of ‘Mary Poppins,’ other Disney film scores

March 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Songwriter Robert B. Sherman wrote the tongue-twisting “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and other enduring songs for some classic Disney films. Continue Reading

OBIT: John Barry, 77, 5-time Oscar-winning composer of James Bond films, ‘Dances With Wolves’

January 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Composer of scores for ‘Midnight Cowboy,’ ‘Body Heat,’ ‘Born Free,’ ‘Out of Africa’ Five-time Oscar-winning composer John Barry, who wrote music for a dozen James Bond films, including “You Only Live Twice” and “Goldfinger” and developed the twanging guitar riff in the suave spy’s theme music, has died.
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