#RIP: the Oscar and Grammy-winning composer & lyricist Norman Gimbel has died at the age of 91 on Dec. 28, 2018. He composed music & song lyrics used in a significant number of films & TV series, including (but not limited to) “V for Vendetta”, #Logan, #WonderWoman (TV series), #Pufnstuf, #DarkCity, #TheLastAmericanHero, #TheBugaloos, “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”, and much more. Many of his credits are for the use of the song “The Girl from Ipanema”, for which Gimbel wrote the English lyrics. The song has been used in the following films & TV series (but not limited to): #PacificRimUprising, “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”, #MyLittlePony, #TheBigBangTheory, #TheInvasion, #TheCatInTheHat, #IDreamOfJeannie, and more.
Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. May he rest in peace.
Video of his song “The Girl from Ipanema”:
Video of the “Wonder Woman” theme song:
Video of the “Pufnstuf” theme song:
Video of “The Bugaloos” theme song: