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Hollywood Composer Richard Sherman Inspires with Music

Composer Richard Sherman and his brother, Robert, wrote the score for the 1964 Disney musical Mary Poppins and dozens of other hit films and television shows, capturing the spirit of an optimistic age.   The two won an Oscar for their song Chim Chim Cher-ee and wrote the theme for the Disneyland attraction “It's a Small World.”   Robert Sherman died two years ago, but the Hollywood Arts Council, which runs inner-city arts programs, recently paid tribute to Richard...

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