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Cynthia Weil

Songwriter
Female
Born Oct 18, 1940
Age 75
Hometown City of New York
Religion Conservative Judaism

Cynthia Weil is a prominent American songwriter. She is famous for having written many songs together with her husband Barry Mann. 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. 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.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1940 Birth Born in 1940.

TWENTIES

1961 21 Years Old 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. … Read More

FORTIES

1987 47 Years Old In 1987, she was inducted with her husband, Mann, into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2004 64 Years Old In 2004, Mann and Weil’s They Wrote That?, a musical revue based on their songs, opened in New York. … Read More
2010 70 Years Old Weil and Mann were named among the 2010 recipients of Ahmet Ertegun Award from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. … Read More
2011 71 Years Old In 2011 Mann and Weil received the Johnny Mercer Award—the highest honor from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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