BMI Mourns the Loss of Legendary Songwriter/Composer Leslie Bricusse

Posted in News on October 20, 2021

BMI is saddened by the passing of renowned BMI songwriter and composer Leslie Bricusse, whose music won the hearts of so many throughout his storied career. Bricusse is responsible for such classics as “The Candyman” (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), “Talk to the Animals” (Doctor Dolittle), “What Kind of Fool Am I?” (Stop the World-I Want to Get Off) and Goldfinger. Additional credits that make up his exceptional resume include music for Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Scrooge, Beyond the Rainbow, Victor/Victoria and Hook, among many others.

For all of his extraordinary contributions to film and stage, the multi-award winning Bricusse will be remembered with fondness by his friends and fans at BMI.


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