Alan Bergman


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Birth Name: Alan Bergman
Born: 09/11/1925
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA

The Brooklyn native got his start as a producer and director for such TV shows as "Kid Gloves" (CBS, 1951) and "The M&M Candy Carnival" (CBS, 1952-53). He teamed up with lyricist Marilyn Keith, whom he wed in 1958, and the pair began writing songs for stage shows, television, movies and for such popular singers as Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, and Sarah Vaughan.

The Bergmans also wrote the scores for such stage shows as "Something More" (1964), "Ballroom" (1978) and "The Lady and the Clarinet" (1980). Their TV shows have included lyrics for the theme songs of "Bracken's World" (NBC), the memorable "Maude" (CBS) and "Good Times" (CBS), "Alice" (CBS), the short-lived "Brook... Continue Bio >>


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