Skip to comments.Dory Previn, Songwriter, Is Dead at 86
Posted on 02/14/2012 7:41:34 PM PST by EveningStar
Dory Previn, the lyricist for three Oscar-nominated songs who as a composer and performer mined her difficult childhood, bouts of mental illness and a very public divorce to create a potent and influential personal songbook, died on Tuesday at her home in Southfield, Mass. She was 86...
Her early success came in Hollywood, writing songs for the movies, generally as a lyricist working with her husband, André Previn, who later earned fame as a classical composer and conductor...
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I had no idea she was that old. I remember her as a quirky singer but brilliant lyricist from the early 70s. RIP.
Rest in peace.
The song was written by Andre Previn and Dory Previn.
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