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Iconic Songwriter Cynthia Weil Has Passed Away at 82

Iconic Songwriter Cynthia Weil Has Passed Away at 82

Cynthia Weil, the iconic songwriter behind such hits as “You’ve Lost That Loving Feelin’” and “On Broadway,” has sadly passed away at the age of 82.

Weil‘s daughter told TMZ that she died on Thursday night (June 1), though a cause of death has not yet been announced.

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“My mother, Cynthia Weil, was the greatest mother, grandmother and wife our family could ever ask for. She was my best friend, confidant, and my partner in crime and an idol and trailblazer for women in music,” her daughter Dr. Jenn Mann said in a statement.

Cynthia is survived by her husband Barry Mann, who was her longtime songwriter.

If you’ve seen the Broadway musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, then you know all about Cynthia, who was a close friend of Carole‘s. Her and Barry are both characters in the musical.

We’re sending our thoughts and condolences to Cynthia‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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