Leslie Bricusse’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 29, 1931

Death Date

Oct 19, 2021

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Songwriter

The songwriter Leslie Bricusse died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for What Kind of Fool Am I, The Candy Man, Talk to the Animals, and other classics that were covered by numerous artists.

He married Yvonne Romain in 1958. The couple had a son named Adam.

How did Leslie Bricusse die?

Bricusse’s agent confirmed the songwriter’s death “with a breaking heart”, saying he died in his sleep on Tuesday morning. He had been married to actress Yvonne Romain for more than 60 years.

Quotes

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I wanted to grow up to be George and Ira Gershwin from the age of about six.

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I fell in love with the idea of writing songs when I was a child. I thought I was going to be a journalist at first, but I gradually fell in love with all these great writers like Irving Berlin and Cole Porter, who were at the peak of their powers then.

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I think ‘Scrooge’ is the best of the Christmas stories. Every child warms to it because it’s about one man’s transformation. It’s saying that it’s never too late to change, and that’s a good feeling to have at Christmas.

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As a complete score, I love ‘Sherlock Holmes’ – but we cast it badly. We put Ron Moody into the part – a great Fagin, not a great Sherlock Holmes.

Leslie Bricusse
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The film musical is a very strange animal. They can bite you in the back, or they can do very well for you.

Leslie Bricusse