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Leslie Bricusse

Leslie Bricusse, a British Emmy- and Grammy-winning songwriter who wrote world-renowned songs for film and Broadway, has died. He was 90. Bricusse was perhaps best known for writing the lyrics to the James Bond themes “Goldfinger” and “You Only Live Twice,” plus “Pure Imagination,” which memorably appeared in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (1971).

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Writer, composer and lyricist’s work earned Oscar and Grammy accolades over seven-decade career For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)