Celebrity deaths in 2014 - In Memoriam (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, March 13, 2013

178 of 192: Robert Sherman, the composer behind the theme from the 'It's a Small World' ride and the 'Marry Poppins' tune 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, died in London at age 86 on March 5, according to the Associated Press.

Sherman was half of a sibling partnership with his brother Richard. Together the two composed scores for films including 'The Jungle Book,' 'The Aristocats,' 'Mary Poppins' and 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.' They also wrote the most-played tune on Earth, 'It's a Small World (After All).'

Sherman's agent said on March 6 Tuesday that Sherman died peacefully in London on Monday.

(Pictured: In this April, 5,1965 file photo Robert Sherman poses after getting his Academy Awards for best music for Mary Poppins in Santa Monica Calif.) (AP Photo,File)

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