Edwards, Sherman

Born: Apr 04, 1919 AD
Died: 1981 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Songwriter


1919 - Born in New York City on the 4th of April.

1955 - "Dungaree Doll!, a hit for Eddie Fisher.

1957 - "Wonderful, Wonderful", a success for Johnny Mathis.

1959 - Broken Hearted Melody", a hit for Sarah Vaughan.

1960 - "Flaming Star", the theme song for the Elvis Presley film

1962 - "Johnny Get Angry", a hit for Joanie Sommers.

1966 - "See You In September", a hit for The Happenings.

1969 - It opened at the 46th Street Theatre on the 16th of March and ran for 1217 performances.

1776 - Edwards' crowning achievement was the musical  for which he wrote both lyrics and music.

         - The show depicts the meeting of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia culminating with the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

         - Won a Tony Award for Best Musical.

1981 - Died on the 30th of March.








Page last updated: 2:30pm, 07th May '07
Return to full site

This page is copyright © s9.com