Grammy award-winning singer, Cynthia Weil, the songwriter behinds hit songs like You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling, Uptown and Dolly Parton’s hit, Here You Come Again, has been confirmed dead.
Cynthia Weil dead: The news of her death was announced by her daughter, Dr Jenn Mann, who confirmed that her mother has passed away in a released statement while paying tribute to her.
According to Dr Jenn Mann, her mum died on Thursday, June 1st, 2023, she was 82.
‘My mother, Cynthia Weil, was the greatest mother, grandmother and wife our family could ever ask for. She was my best friend, confidant, and my partner in crime and an idol and trailblazer for women in music.’ Jenn told TMZ.
Dishing out his tribute for the late music icon, Cynthia’s husband who also doubles as a fellow songwriter, Barry Mann, said: ‘I’m a lucky man. I had two for one: my wife and one of the greatest songwriters in the world, my soul and inspiration.’
Her family said in a statement; “Cynthia Weil’s Grammy award winning lyrics touched the hearts and souls of hundreds of millions of people around the world, making her one of the most iconic songwriters of the 20th Century. Her husband, Barry Mann, says, “I’m a lucky man. I had two for one, my wife and one of the greatest songwriters in the world, my soul and inspiration.”
Cynthia Weil‘s Cause of Death
What caused Cynthia Weil’s death? Well, as of the time of this very post, an actual cause of death hasn’t yet been established.
Cynthia Weil Husband
Who is Cynthia Weil’s Husband? Weil married Barry Mann in 1961, and they have been a successful songwriting team as well as a married couple. They have collaborated on many songs together, and their partnership has lasted for over six decades.
Cynthia Weil Children
Regarding her family and children, Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann have two daughters named Jenn and Lisa. Jenn Mann is a renowned psychologist and author, while Lisa Mann is a singer-songwriter. Their daughters have also contributed to the music industry in their own right.
Cynthia Weil Net Worth
As for Cynthia Weil’s net worth, specific figures are not readily available, and net worth can fluctuate over time. But per out checks, the American songwriter had a net worth of $200 million at the time of her death in June 2023 at the age of 82.
About Cynthia Weil
Cynthia Weil was a prominent American songwriter and lyricist, best known for her collaborations with her husband, Barry Mann. She was born on October 18, 1940, in New York City, New York, and has had a highly successful career in the music industry.
Weil’s interest in music started at an early age. She learned to play the piano and began writing her own songs during her teenage years. She attended Queens College in New York, where she met her future husband, Barry Mann, in 1959. They formed a songwriting partnership and began composing together.
Weil and Mann found their breakthrough in the 1960s as part of the legendary songwriting team at the Brill Building in New York City. They wrote numerous hit songs, many of which became classics of the era. Some of their most famous compositions include “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'” (recorded by The Righteous Brothers), “On Broadway” (recorded by The Drifters), and “We Gotta Get Out of This Place” (recorded by The Animals).
Their songs were performed by various artists and became chart-toppers, earning them significant recognition and success.
Throughout her career, Cynthia Weil received several accolades for her songwriting. She has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Grammy Hall of Fame. Weil’s work has also garnered numerous Grammy nominations, and she won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1987 for the song “Somewhere Out There” from the animated film “An American Tail.”
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