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Richard M. Sherman

Born: Jun 12, 1928

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Richard M. Sherman

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1928
Birth Place : New York City

Richard Morton Sherman is an American songwriter and music director who specialized in musical film with his brother Robert Bernard Sherman. Some of the Sherman Brothers' best-known writing includes the songs from Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Slipper and the Rose, and the Disney theme park song "It's a Small World".


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Songwriter
  • Film Score Composer
  • Lyricist
  • Publisher

Also known as

  • Richard Morton Sherman
  • Dick Sherman
  • Richard Sherman


  • Al Sherman
  • Rosa Sherman


  • Elizabeth Gluck
  • Corinne Joan Newman


  • Gregory V. Sherman
  • Victoria Sherman
  • Lynda Sherman Rothstein

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song
  • Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
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