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Alan Bergman
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Alan Bergman

Alan Bergman (born 11 September 1925) is a prolific lyricist and songwriter, particularly of music for stage and film.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he studied at University of North Carolina and UCLA. His involvement in the entertainment industry began in the early 1950s as a director of childrens television shows. After marrying in 1958, he and his wife Marilyn together wrote music and lyrics for numerous television shows, films, and stage musicals.

Well-known works credited to Bergman and his wife include:

In 1980 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 1995 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Berklee College of Music. He is a member of the board of the Barbra Streisand Foundation.

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