Annette Funicello

Legendary Disney songwriter Richard Sherman visits O.C. School of the Arts, sharing stories and advice

Legendary Disney songwriter Richard Sherman visits O.C. School of the Arts, sharing stories and advice

He has written some of the most beloved music in the world, including “It’s a Small World” and the songs for “Mary Poppins,” “The Jungle Book” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”

Walt Disney, who hired him and his brother Robert as staff songwriters at Disney Studios, considered “Feed the Birds” one of his favorite tunes of all time.

Richard Sherman is a living musical legend, and he made a special appearance at the Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana Wednesday afternoon.

He was joined onstage at OCSA’s Symphony Hall by Bruce Kimmel, an award-winning songwriter and producer of theater music, as well as Broadway stars Susan Egan (an OCSA graduate) and Bret...

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