Marty Panzer

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Marty Panzer is an American songwriter and first song-writing partner of Barry Manilow. He is the author of over 30 songs recorded by Manilow and over a hundred songs for Disney Pictures. He also co-wrote "Through The Years", performed by Country music superstar Kenny Rogers.[citation needed] Panzer hails from New York City. His song-writing contributed to 35 gold and platinum albums.[1][2][3] He is a recipient of the 1999 Annie Award for Music in a Feature Production. He also wrote songs to Disney's Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World and The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

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  1. ^ "Writing Lyrics that Succeed and Endure", Master Class With Marty Panzer, a winter 2013 UCLA extension class description (retrieved March 11, 2013)
  2. ^ "Marty Panzer - a Life with Barry Manilow and Beyond" Archived 2012-07-01 at the Wayback Machine., by Suzanna Bowling, April 13, 2012 (retrieved March 11, 2013)
  3. ^ "Raconteur and Barry Manilow Lyricist Marty Panzer Offers Weird Proof That a Wonderful Life Can Begin at 18", by Myra Chanin, 04/25/2012 (retrieved March 11, 2013)