Prolific writer Marilyn Bergman, who as half of a songwriting duo with her husband, Alan, wrote the words for dozens of widely interpreted songs including “The Windmills of Your Mind” died Saturday. She was 93.
Her death, at her home in Beverly Hills, was confirmed by her spokesman, Ken Sunshine, who said the cause was non-COVID-related respiratory failure.
In a career that stretched over half a century, the Bergmans worked frequently with Legrand and Jones as well as composers Henry Mancini and Marvin Hamlisch.
Their songs were recorded by countless stars, including Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Dusty Springfield, Sting and Gladys Knight.
Marilyn studied music in high school and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and English at New York University.
Marilyn met Alan when she moved to Los Angeles.
The couple married in 1958, Alan has written “That Face” with Spence as an engagement present.
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