WRITER

Robert B. Sherman

1925 - 2012

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Robert Bernard Sherman (December 19, 1925 – March 6, 2012) was an American songwriter, best known for his work in musical films with his brother, Richard Morton Sherman. The Sherman brothers produced more motion picture song scores than any other songwriting team in film history. Some of their songs were incorporated into live action and animation musical films including Mary Poppins, The Happiest Millionaire, The Jungle Book, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Slipper and the Rose, and Charlotte's Web. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert B. Sherman has received more than 633,599 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Robert B. Sherman is the 4,928th most popular writer (down from 4,373rd in 2019), the 8,211th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,430th in 2019) and the 653rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 630k

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Robert B. Sherman ranks 4,928 out of 5,794Before him are Margaret Drabble, Delfina Bunge, John Logan, Mark Strand, Olivier Rolin, and José Burgos. After him are Vincenzo Consolo, Robert Sabatier, Thomas Traherne, John Masefield, Shahrnush Parsipur, and Cheikh Hamidou Kane.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Robert B. Sherman ranks 369Before him are Warren Frost, Barbara Bates, Marty Robbins, Lilyan Chauvin, Jacques Grimonpon, and Anne V. Coates. After him are Rosemary Murphy, Mahmoud Fayad, Kim Stanley, Grigory Mkrtychan, Finn Pedersen, and Medea Jugeli. Among people deceased in 2012, Robert B. Sherman ranks 344Before him are Murray Rose, Bernard Lovell, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, Vasily Belov, Elyse Knox, and Deborah Raffin. After him are Vincenzo Consolo, Robert Sabatier, J. J. C. Smart, Finn Pedersen, Ronald Stretton, and Dick Clark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert B. Sherman ranks 8,211 out of 15,968Before him are Elisha Kent Kane (1820), Ezra Miller (1992), Andy Devine (1905), Paul Motian (1931), Jordan Peele (1979), and Wilmer Valderrama (1980). After him are Narada Michael Walden (1952), Mia Sara (1967), Corey Stoll (1976), Conrad Nagel (1897), Dan Lauria (1947), and Arliss Howard (1954).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Robert B. Sherman ranks 653Before him are Alison Lurie (1926), Marianne Williamson (1952), Larry McMurtry (1936), Richard Russo (1949), Janet Evanovich (1943), and John Logan (1961). After him are Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950), Elmer Rice (1892), John Esposito (1940), Edmund White (1940), Daniel Goldhagen (1959), and Charles Olson (1910).