Robert B. Sherman

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Robert B. Sherman in 2002

Robert B. Sherman (December 19, 1925March 6, 2012) was the lyricist (along with his brother, composer Richard M. Sherman) responsible for creating the word, "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious".

About the Sherman Brothers' early days[edit]

1. "I was writing the 'Great American Novel' and Dick was writing the 'Great American Symphony'. Together we were digging the 'Great American Hole-In-The-Ground'."[1]

2. "It took us ten years to become an overnight success."


  1. Sherman, Robert B. Walt's Time: From Before to Beyond. Santa Clarita: Camphor Tree Publishers, 1998.

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