Norman Gimbel, Oscar & Grammy-winning lyricist passes away
Norman Gimbel (91), the Oscar & Grammy-winning American lyricist has passed away in New York on December 17, 2018. His lyrics graced hit songs such as Roberta Flack’s “Killing me softly with his song” and Jim Croce’s “I got a name”. He also wrote the English lyrics to the Brazilian bossa nova melody ‘The Girl From Ipanema’.
Topics: Albums • Bossa Nova • Grammy Award for Record of the Year • I Got a Name • Ipanema • Killing Me Softly with His Song • Musicians • Norman Gimbel • Roberta Flack • Songs • The Girl from Ipanema