Lyricist Marilyn Bergman The Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy- winning lyricist died at the age of 93 at her home in Los Angeles early Saturday morning with 96 year old  husband Alan Bergman and their daughter Julie by her side,according to reports .

Marilyn‘s cause of death has been revealed as respiratory failure, which was not related to COVID-19.The Bergaman married in 1958 and were one of the most enduring , successful and productive songwriting partnerships in movie music history

Marilyn and Alan were a powerful couple in Hollywood, together winning three Oscars : two Best Original Song awards for “The Windmills of Your Mind” from The Thomas Crown Affair and “The Way We Were” from Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford‘s film of the same name, along with the Best Original Score award for Barbra‘s movie Yentl.

Shortly after news of Marilyn‘s death broke, Barbra took to Twitter to remember Marilyn. Barbra tweeted ,“Marilyn and Alan Bergman were like family, as well as brilliant lyricists,” .

“We met over 60 years ago backstage at a little night club, and never stopped loving each other and working together. Their songs are timeless, and so is our love. May she rest in peace. With love, Barbra.”Marilyn and Alan were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame together in 1980.Our thoughts are with Marilyn‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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