In addition to being a fine painter, Robert Sherman is world famous
for his work in the Academy Award winning songwriting team The Sherman
Brothers. He has written some of the best-loved family oriented
music, including CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, Disney's MARY POPPINS,
WINNIE THE POOH and JUNGLE BOOK. He also wrote the most translated
and performed song on earth, Its a Small World (After
All). Robert Shermans career spans almost 50 years,
and includes winning 2 Academy Awards and 9 nominations, 2 Grammy
Awards, 23 gold and platinum albums and a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame.
Robert Sherman began work as a painter in the 1940s while studying
art and literature at Bard College in New York. His creativity moves easily
between painting and music. For him, there is a strong link between these
two processes. In fact, he describes his songs as word pictures.