The brothers who wrote hits like Chim Chim Cheree and Youre Sixteen will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame on June 9 and, naturally, they feel Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious about the honor.
But while the award honors their career, theres no plans for a retirement party. Not only are the Sherman brothers bringing Mary Poppins to Broadway next year but a stage version of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which they also wrote music for, is currently a big hit in London.
However, the project closest to Roberts heart has nothing to do with music. During World War II, he personally led the very first American troops into the Dachau Concentration Camp and has finally written about it in an autobiographical novel called Moose.
Dont expect the book to become a musical because Robert insists, You dont think about music during a war. Youre focused on fighting.
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