Leslie Bricusse Net Worth At The Time Of His Death

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Leslie Bricusse’s net worth: Leslie Bricusse, OBE was a British composer, lyricist, and playwright. The estimated Net Worth of Leslie Bricusse is between $3 Million to $6 Million USD. However, it is not possible to make an exact calculation about the fortune of this great composer. We have estimated Leslie Bricusse’s net worth, salary, money, income, and assets.



 NameLeslie Bricusse
Occupation Composer, ‎lyricist‎, ‎playwright
Age90 years
Date Of BirthJanuary 29, 1931
DiedOctober 19, 2021
Net Worth $3 – $6 million

Leslie Bricusse Died

The also creator of “Feeling Good” has died at the age of 90, as reported by his son through social networks

British composer Leslie Bricusse has died at the age of 90, according to media such as “Variety” or “The Guardian.” The also poet, playwright or screenwriter, winner of an Oscar and a Grammy Award, gained international fame after composing the music that would accompany James Bond in his adventure against Goldfinger, as well as has made songs for films such as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory ” -the 1971 version starring Gene Wilder and directed by Mel Stuart-, or “ Doctor Dolittle ”.

It was his son Adam Bricusse who announced the news of his death through social networks: “He died in peace,” he says. For her part, the actress and friend of the artist, Joan Collins, also published a message through Instagram, paying tribute to ” one of the great composers of our time.”

Bricusse won an Oscar for Best Song for writing “Talk to the Animals” from “Doctor Dolittle” in 1967, as well as an Oscar for Best Original Song Adaptation and Score (later renamed Best Original Score) for “Victor Victoria ”, From 1982. However, the work with which he was most recognized was with the Willy Wonka tape, for which he composed “ The candy man ”,“ I want it now ”or“ Pure imagination ”. All this, together with Anthony Nelwey.

In addition, Bricusse collaborated with John Barry to create songs for “Goldfinger” and “You Only Live Twice,” both films in the James Bond film saga and both starring Sean Connery. As for his work for the theater, included works for “Sherlock Holmes: the musical” (1989), or the song “What kind of fool am I?”, From the play “Stop the world.” I want to get off ”, with Newley, in 1961. The latter made him a Grammy winner for Best Song of the Year in 1963.

Also, again with his partner, he wrote “Feeling good” , a song for “The roar of the greasepaint” and which later became famous thanks to Nina Simone. Bricusse was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1989.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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