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Scene & Heard: A Sondheim soiree at the Bergmans
Scene & Heard: A Sondheim soiree at the Bergmans

Supporters of the ASCAP Foundation paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim at an intimate Nov. 7 gathering at the Beverly Hills home of Marilyn and Alan Bergman, the Academy Award-winning lyricists for such classic songs as "The Way We Were" and "The Windmills of Your Mind." "In a town where the world 'genius' is bandied about so easily, it is truly an honor to stand in the presence of an actual genius," said "Desperate Housewives" producer Marc Cherry, glancing toward Sondheim, as he chatted with guests. "The most disarming thing about Stephen is that he never behaves as the legendary talent he is." Not hiding his admiration either,...