Composer songs for Disney classics such as "Mary Poppins” Passes Away

  • 27 May 2024

Composer, known for writing songs for Disney classics such as "Mary Poppins," has died at the age of 95 in Beverly Hills. He partnered with his late brother Robert, and the duo won two Oscars in 1965 for their work on "Mary Poppins."

Key Points

  • He is known for crafting iconic tunes like 'It's a Small World' and 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’.
  • Alongside his late brother Robert (who passed away in 2012), he composed an estimated 1,000 songs and music for over 50 movies.
  • He received nine Academy Award nominations (winning two Oscars for the 1964 classic "Mary Poppins"), won three GRAMMY Awards, and earned 24 gold and platinum albums.