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Statement from Robert A. Iger, President and CEO, The Walt Disney Company on Robert Sherman's Passing

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Statement from Robert A. Iger, President and CEO, The Walt Disney Company on Robert Sherman's Passing14:37 EST Tuesday, March 06, 2012 BURBANK, Calif. (Business Wire) -- “Today, on behalf of everyone at Disney, we mourn the loss of an extraordinary talent, Robert Sherman,” said Disney President and CEO Bob Iger. “One of the world's greatest songwriters and a true Disney legend, his legacy will endure forever through the magic of his music. From Mary Poppins and It's a Small World to Winnie the Pooh and The Jungle Book, Robert, along with his brother Richard, wrote many of Disney's most memorable and beloved songs, which continue to enchant millions of people around the world to this day.” (Left to Right) Richard Sherman, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Robert Sherman (Photo Credit: Disney) Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50194764&lang=en The Walt Disney CompanyLisa Scalzo, 818-560-3117