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Marilyn Bergman

 
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At the age of 93, the award-winning lyricist and seventeen-time Oscar nominee died of non-Covid related respiratory problems. Some of the revered lyricists most notable awards include three Academy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Cable Ace ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
At the age of 93, the award-winning lyricist and seventeen-time Oscar nominee died of non-Covid related respiratory problems. Some of the revered lyricists most notable awards include three Academy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Cable Ace ... (read complete bio)

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[Los Angeles, 2017]
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Julie Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Emily Sender and Alan Bergman Photo

Julie Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Emily Sender and Alan Bergman

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10/13/2015
Sandy Stewart, Bill Charlap and Marilyn Bergman Photo

Sandy Stewart, Bill Charlap and Marilyn Bergman

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10/13/2015
Lillias White, Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman Photo

Lillias White, Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman

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05/09/2013
Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman Photo

Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman

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05/09/2013
Marilyn Bergman, James Brolin & Barbra Streisand Photo

Marilyn Bergman, James Brolin & Barbra Streisand

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04/23/2013

 

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Marilyn Bergman Biography

At the age of 93, the award-winning lyricist and seventeen-time Oscar nominee died of non-Covid related respiratory problems. Some of the revered lyricists most notable awards include three Academy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Cable Ace Award.

Some of her and husband Alan's Oscar-winning works include "The Windmills of Your Mind," "The Way We Were," and the score for Barbara Streisand's film, Yentl. Some of their Oscar-nominated songs are "How Do You Keep The Music Playing?" from Best Friends, "Papa Can You Hear Me?" and "The Way He Makes Me Feel" from Yentl, and "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" from The Happy Ending. The Bergmans were first nominated for an Oscar in 1968. The lyrical duo made history in 1983 when three out of the five Academy Award for Best Song nominations went to their songs.

The husband and wife lyrical masters won Emmy Awards for Sybil, Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, Ordinary Miracles and A Ticket to Dream. They collaborated frequently with Dave Grusin, John Williams, Quincy Jones, James Newton Howard, Michel Legrand, Johnny Mandel, Cy Coleman, Henry Mancini and Marvin Hamlisch. Barbara Streisand also released a Grammy-nominated collection of their songs in 2011, titled What Matters Most.

Marilyn Bergman also acted as a political and social activist, raising money for Democratic candidates and promoting women in film. In 1975, Marilyn participated in the American Film Institute's Women's Directing Workshop. She helped found the PAC, "The Hollywood Women's Political Committee (HWPC)," with a number of other women that successfully raised money for Democratic candidates. It became an extremely powerful Hollywood political group. In 1985, she served as the first woman elected to the American Society of Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) Board of Directors.

She is outlived by husband Alan Bergman, daughter Julie Bergman, son-in-law iLan Azoulai, and granddaughter Emily Sender.




Marilyn Bergman News

Paper Mill Announces Brookside Cabaret's Exciting Lineup For Summer 2022 Photo Paper Mill Announces Brookside Cabaret's Exciting Lineup For Summer 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022

Paper Mill has announced the return of its popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 29. The outdoor series features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant. 

Michael Feinstein Brings the Great American Songbook to the Lied Center Photo Michael Feinstein Brings the Great American Songbook to the Lied Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time GRAMMY-nominated entertainer dubbed 'The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,' is one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200+ shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl, as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. Through his live performances, recordings, film and television appearances, and his songwriting, Feinstein is an all-star force in American music.

Sheléa Performs Hits By Alan and Marilyn Bergman at The Wallis in June Photo Sheléa Performs Hits By Alan and Marilyn Bergman at The Wallis in June
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Singer, songwriter, and keyboardist SheleŐĀa, whose versatile and powerful voice transcends the boundaries of musical classification, returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with Pretty World: Through the Eyes of Alan & Marilyn Bergman, on Saturday, June 25, 2022, 7:30 pm.

BWW Interview: SheleŐĀa's Fabulous WORLD: THROUGH THE EYES OF ALLEN & MARILYN BERGMAN Photo BWW Interview: SheleŐĀa's Fabulous WORLD: THROUGH THE EYES OF ALLEN & MARILYN BERGMAN
by Gil Kaan - May 18, 2022

A prot√©g√©e of Quincy Jones and mentored by Stevie Wonder, singer SheleŐĀa graces The Wallis stage with her one-nighter Pretty World: Through the Eyes of Alan & Marilyn Bergman June 25, 2022. SheleŐĀa shared remembrances of her many high-profile events in her life leading up to her Bergmans tribute.

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by Stephen Mosher - May 6, 2022

Flamenco Artist Nélida Tirado to Return to Chelsea Table + Stage Photo Flamenco Artist Nélida Tirado to Return to Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Returning to the venue after a successful show earlier this year,¬†Tirado¬†will again present a passionate and dynamic evening of traditional¬†Flamenco¬†music and dance through a contemporary lens, melding improvisation, emotion,¬†‚Äúduende,‚ÄĚ singing, and guitar playing.¬†

Marieann Meringolo Brings BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW - The Songs of Alan & Marily Photo Marieann Meringolo Brings BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW - The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman to Chelsea Table + Stage
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022

Chelsea Table + Stage presents Marieann Meringolo in ‚ÄúBetween Yesterday and Tomorrow - The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman‚ÄĚ on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 7:00PM.

Marieann Meringolo to Perform at Feinstein's at Vitello's with BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND  Photo Marieann Meringolo to Perform at Feinstein's at Vitello's with BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 16, 2022

Feinstein‚Äôs at Vitello‚Äôs presents Marieann Meringolo in ‚ÄúBetween Yesterday and Tomorrow - The¬† Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman‚ÄĚ on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 8:00PM, PST. The critically acclaimed songstress and recording artist Marieann Meringolo will be joined by her longtime Musical¬† Director of 22 years, Doyle Newmyer. This concert marks Ms. Meringolo‚Äôs Los Angeles debut and¬† is the third stop on her international Spring 2022 Tour, which was put on hold in 2020 due to the pandemic. The 2022 Tour includes London, UK, New York, NY, Los Angeles, CA and Palm Springs, CA.¬†¬†

Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Charu Suri in RAGA JAZZ AND SUFI MUSIC Photo Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Charu Suri in RAGA JAZZ AND SUFI MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE¬†‚Äď New York‚Äôs newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music ‚Äď will present award-winning pianist and composer¬†Charu Suri¬†in¬†‚ÄúRaga Jazz: An Evening of Raga Jazz and Sufi Music‚Ä̬†on¬†Wednesday, May 18¬†at¬†7:00 PM.

BWW Review: Standard Time with Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer A Photo BWW Review: Standard Time with Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 10, 2022

Michael Feinstein recently played Carnegie Hall and Andrew Poretz joined Broadway World Cabaret (on loan from Sandi Durell's Theater Pizzazz) to report on the elegant evening.

Marilyn Bergman Videos

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman VideoVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022

Songwriter Marilyn Bergman died at age 93 on January 8, 2022. Now, Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to the Bergmans in a new video on her YouTube channel, featuring clips and photos of them together.

BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (D VideoBWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (DELUXE EDITION)
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release Legrand Affair (Deluxe Edition) from Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico on Friday, November 8. The track a?oeThe Way He Makes Me Feela?? will be available to customers who pre-order the album starting on Friday, October 25.

BWW TV: Marieann Meringolo Brings Back Her Hit Show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW Fo VideoBWW TV: Marieann Meringolo Brings Back Her Hit Show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW For One Night Only at Don't Tell Mama
by Eugene Ebner - Mar 6, 2019

Award-winning cabaret trailblazer and 2019 MAC Award nominee (Major Female Artist) Marieann Meringolo will return to Don't Tell Mama for a one-night-only engagement of her show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN. 

VIDEO: Tyne Daly Sings 'Pieces of Dreams' from New Musical CHASING MEM'RIES at the Ge VideoVIDEO: Tyne Daly Sings 'Pieces of Dreams' from New Musical CHASING MEM'RIES at the Geffen
by BWW Contests - Nov 16, 2017

The World Premiere of Chasing Mem'ries: A Different Kind of Musical, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly and featuring new and original songs by award-winning lyricists Alan & Marilyn Bergman, is running at the Gil Cates Theater at The Geffen Playhouse and run through Sunday, December 17, 2017. Watch Daly sing 'Pieces of Dreams' from the show below!

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Performs 'Fifty Percent' ft. Husband James Brolin
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 8, 2016

Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, has shared a first listen to 'Fifty Percent' an exclusive Target bonus track from her forthcoming album 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. '

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of 30th Anniversary of S.T.A.G.E. - Betty Buckley, Helen Reddy, Jason Gould, Shirley Jones & More!
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - May 27, 2014

Over two dozen stars of film, stage and television were given a standing ovation by a sold out crowd for the 30th Anniversary of S.T.A.G.E. at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA Saturday, May 10, 2014. And, on hand to get up close and personal with the stars, were BWW TV's longtime Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling with Videographer/Co-Producer, Jordan Santacana. Check out the video below!

New Promo For Barbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN CD & DVD
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 15, 2013

An alluring new promotional spot showcasing legendary stage and screen star Barbra Streisand's eagerly anticipated new CD and DVD based on her recent worldwide smash hit BACK TO BROOKLYN tour is now available to view.

STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Performs 'The Way We Were' at The Oscars!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2013

On last night's 85th Annual Academy Awards, the legendary songstress Barbra Streisand performed 'The Way We Were' in honor of the late Marvin Hamlisch. Check out the tribute below!

Broadway Beat EXCLUSIVE: THE BEST IS YET TO COME, THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN!
by Broadway Beat - May 27, 2011

Last night, May 25, 59E59 Theaters welcomed the Rubicon Theatre in California to Americas Off Broadway with their critically acclaimed production of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF Cy Coleman, devised and directed by David Zippel. THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF Cy Coleman began previews on Tuesday, May 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3. Broadway Beat was exclusively invited to film show highlights! Below, they bring you a look at the special presentation and also take you down the opening night red carpet!


Marilyn Bergman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Marilyn Bergman written?
Marilyn Bergman has written 4 shows including Grace (Lyricist), Something More! (Lyricist), Like Jazz (Lyricist), Come Fly Away (Lyricist).