In Memoriam: Leslie Bricusse (1931-2021)October 19, 2021
Composer Leslie Bricusse has passed away. A thought of comfort and condolences to the grieving family.
Leslie Bricusse (29 January 1931 – 19 October 2021) was a British composer, lyricist, and playwright, most prominently working in musicals and also cinema theme music. He was best known for writing the music and lyrics for the films Doctor Dolittle, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Scrooge, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Tom and Jerry: The Movie, the songs “Goldfinger“, “You Only Live Twice“, “Can You Read My Mind (Love Theme)” (with John Williams) from Superman and “Le Jazz Hot!” with Henry Mancini from Victor/Victoria. (Wikipedia)