Oscar-winning American lyricist Marilyn Bergman dies

Marilyn Bergman has died at 93. Get to know her artistic career. Bad news continues in 2022. It has been reported that the 1968 Oscar-win...

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  • Marilyn Bergman has died at 93.
  • Get to know her artistic career.

Bad news continues in 2022. It has been reported that the 1968 Oscar-winning songwriter, Marilyn Bergman, passed away this Saturday at the age of 93. This was confirmed to the media by her representative Jason Lee.

Marilyn Bergman’s representative offered details about her death, pointing out that she died due to respiratory failure that had nothing to do with COVID-19. In addition, Jason Lee said her husband, Alan Bergman, was with her in her last moments.

Marilyn Bergman has died at 93

Marilyn Bergman dies at the age of 93
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Marilyn and Alan Bergman were composers. They had written many successful songs for decades, which positioned them as one of the most successful couples in the entertainment industry in the United States.

On Twitter, it didn’t take long for fans to remember one of the statements that Marilyn had made regarding how she worked with her partner and at the same time maintained her marriage: “The way porcupines make love. Very carefully.” Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

Marilyn and her husband Alan Bergman

Marilyn and her husband Alan Bergman
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Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman, both lyricists and composers, married in 1958 and were widely recognized for their most successful songs like “The Way We Were” and “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?”

In 1968, they were nominated twice for Oscars in the category of Best Original Song for their songs “Star!” and “The Windmills of Your Mind.” The latter won them the trophy. A year later, they were nominated in the same category. Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

Marilyn Bergman’s career

Marilyn Bergman's career
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Marilyn Bergman was considered one of the most successful songwriters in film and television. She worked with iconic composers, such as Marvin Hamlisch, Cy Coleman, and Michael Legrand, The Sun reported.

Many of her most popular songs were performed by world-famous singers, including Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson. Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

How the public remembers her

This is how the public remembers her
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With the death of Marilyn Bergman, multiple posts appeared on social media, including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, honoring the lyricist’s memory by recalling her work and some of the statements she gave in different interviews.

Likewise, comments poured in regarding the curious coincidence between the death of Marilyn Bergman and that of actor Sidney Poitier two days ago, He starred in the movie “In the Heat of the Night,” which contained songs written by Marilyn. Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

Colleagues’ last goodbye

Colleagues give the last goodbye
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One Twitter user said: “Goodbye to Marilyn Bergman, co-winner of the Oscar for Best Song, the one composed for a film whose remake is superior. Curiosity: she composed the songs for ‘In the Heat of the Night’ starring Sidney Poitier.” 

Other personalities who also sent goodbye messages to the composer were producer Norman Milton and comedian Paul Reiser. “There was only one Marilyn Bergman. No one knew that more than her husband and music partner, Alan. For those of us who love Bergman’s lyrics, Marilyn carries a bit of our heart and soul with her today,” wrote Norman. Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

Sheléa Frazier’s post about Marilyn Bergman

Sheléa Frazier fires Marilyn Bergman
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American singer and songwriter Sheléa Frazier was one of the first to speak about the lyricist’s death. She posted an emotional farewell message on Instagram, together with a video of Marilyn and Alan Bergman during an interview.

“I wept tears of sadness and joy upon receiving the news that my beloved Marilyn Bergman had passed away this morning. I’m sad because I can’t even begin to imagine the loss Alan must be feeling. They personified every love song they wrote together, wrote the singer. Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

“Marilyn was an amazing woman in her own right”

"Marilyn was an amazing woman in her own right"
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“Their working relationship was one of the most inspiring things I have ever witnessed. But then I cried tears of happiness as I remember the priceless moments we shared together at her home. Hours and hours of fascinating stories. While they changed the WORLD with the songs they created together, Marilyn was an amazing woman in her own right.”

“Marilyn, thank you for how you loved me. Meeting you changed my life. I can still feel the hugs you gave me every time I saw you. You were a gift to me and to this world. Rest in peace,” Sheléa concluded in her post, which already has more than five thousand reposts. Filed under: Marilyn Bergman Dies

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