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March 6, 2012 6:32 AM Subscribe
Robert Sherman passed away yesterday at the age of 86.
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Robert, along with his brother Richard Sherman, was a Disney legend.
Together, they wrote the songs of "Mary Poppins", "The Parent Trap", "Bedknobs and Broomsticks", "The Jungle Book", "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" and of cousre, "It's A Small World."
Mr. Sherman also established the Robert Sherman Scholarship
at BMI, which awards $1,000 to a promising student of musical theatre.
The Sherman brothers won two Academy Awards (nine nominations), two Grammy Awards, and had 23 gold and platinum albums. They were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Robert Sherman recalled, "The point of the song - that it doesn't take much to give a little kindness - was what really registered with Walt."