Cynthia Weil

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Cynthia Weil

Prominent American songwriter add

Category: Music

Born in 1940.

Countries: United States (93%), Turkey (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Carole King, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman

Linked to: The Animals, The Ronettes, Dionne Warwick

 

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Cynthia Weil was born in 1940 add something


1950

At the ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria, which was telecast on the Fuse TV cable network, songwriter Carole King inducted Mann and Weil and other songwriting colleagues from the 1950s and early 1960s, including Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry, Otis Blackwell , Mort Shuman, and Jesse Stone add something

 

Ellie Greenwich - At the ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria, which was telecast on the Fuse TV cable network, Carole King inducted Greenwich, Barry, and other songwriting colleagues from the 1950s and early 1960s, including Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Otis_Blackwell , Mort Shuman and Jesse Stone

 

Don Kirshner - Kirshner achieved his first major success in the late 1950s and early 1960s as co-owner of the influential New York-based publishing company Aldon Music with partner Al Nevins, which had under contract at various times several of the most important songwriters of the so-called "Brill Building" school, including Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Neil Sedaka, Neil Diamond, Paul Simon, Phil Spector, Howard Greenfield, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil and Jack Keller


1960

Weil became one of the Brill Building songwriters of the 1960s, and one of the most important writers during the emergence of rock and roll add something


1961

Weil was trained as an actress and dancer but soon demonstrated a songwriting ability that led to her collaboration with Barry Mann whom she would marry in August 1961 add something


1980

Dolly Parton - With less time to spend songwriting as she focused on a burgeoning film career, during the early 1980s Parton recorded a larger percentage of material from noted pop songwriters, such as Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Rupert Holmes, Gary Portnoy and Carole Bayer Sager


1987

In 1987, she was inducted with her husband, Mann, into the Songwriters Hall of Fame add something


2010

Weil and Mann were named among the 2010 recipients of Ahmet Ertegun Award from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame add something


2011

In 2011 Mann and Weil received the Johnny Mercer Award -- the highest honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame add something


2015

In 2015, Weil published her first novel, "I'm Glad I Did It", a mystery set in 1963 add something