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Robert B. Sherman

Robert B. ShermanAKA Robert Bernard Sherman

Born: 19-Dec-1925
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 5-Mar-2012
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Military service: US Army (WWII)

With his brother Richard, wrote the scores for such films as The Aristocats, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, and Mary Poppins.

Father: Al Sherman (songwriter, b. 7-Sep-1897, d. 16-Sep-1973)
Mother: Rosa
Brother: Richard M. Sherman (songwriter, b. 12-Jun-1928)
Wife: Joyce Ruth Sasner (m. 27-Sep-1953, d. 16-Oct-2001, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Andrea Tracy
Son: Jeffrey Craig
Daughter: Laurie Shane
Son: Robert Jason

    High School: Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills, CA
    University: BA English Literature and Painting, Bard College (1949)

    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1965 for "Chim Chim Cher-ee" (shared)
    Oscar 1965 for Mary Poppins (best music score, shared)
    Grammy 1965 for Mary Poppins (best score, shared)
    National Medal of Arts 17-Nov-2008
    Purple Heart
    Disney Legend 1990
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6914 Hollywood Blvd.
    Shot: Battle 12-Apr-1945 (knee)

    The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (24-Apr-2009) · Himself
    Beverly Hills Cop III (25-May-1994) · Bar Patron

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