1938 - Clark Gesner, born on the 27th of March. He was an intensely private and often enigmatic composer, lyricist, and occasional performer.
1999 - You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown grew out of Mr. Gesner's love for the comic strip characters. The show was revived and brought to Broadway.
2002 - He died on the 23rd of July from a heart attack, aged 64.
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