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Norman Gimbel was born on 16 November, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, is a Music Department, Soundtrack, Composer. Discover Norman Gimbel's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Norman Gimbel networth?

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Occupation music_department,soundtrack,composer
Age 91 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 16 November 1927
Birthday 16 November
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of death 19 December, 2018
Died Place Montecito, California, USA
Nationality USA

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Who Is Norman Gimbel's Wife?

His wife is Victoria Carver (1983 - 1995) ( divorced) ( 2 children), Elinor Rowley (1960 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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Wife Victoria Carver (1983 - 1995) ( divorced) ( 2 children), Elinor Rowley (1960 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
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Norman Gimbel Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Norman Gimbel worth at the age of 91 years old? Norman Gimbel’s income source is mostly from being a successful Music Department. He is from USA. We have estimated Norman Gimbel's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Music Department

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11 on BMI's 1999 list of "Top 100 Songs of the Century. " Also with Fox he wrote "Richard's Window" for the film The Jill Kinmont story.


Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.


In collaboration with composer David Shire, for the 1979 film Norma Rae, he wrote "It Goes Like It Goes," the song that won Gimbel an Academy Award for Best Original Song. Norman Gimbel's songs have appeared in over four hundred motion picture and television shows.


They received another Academy Award nomination in 1978 for "Ready to Take a Chance Again," from the film Foul Play.


This received an Academy Award Nomination in 1975.


" Their collaboration also included "I Got A Name" for the 1973 film The Last American Hero. This became a Top 10 hit for Jim Croce.

Fox and Gimbel also gave us "Killing Me Softly With His Song," which won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1973 and was ranked No.


"In the spring of 1968, Gimbel moved to Hollywood where he became active in film and television. Among the composers he worked with there were Lalo Schifrin, Maurice Jarre, Quincy Jones, Jack Elliot, Bill Conti, Michel Colombier, Henry Mancini, Peter Matz, Pat Williams, Robert Folk, David Shire, Fred Karlin, and his daughter, Nelly Gimbel. His principal collaborator was Charles Fox. Gimbel had some of his biggest successes with Fox, with whom he wrote TV title songs to "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley," "Wonder Woman," "Angie," and "The Paper Chase.


Norman Gimbel was a native New Yorker who put his teaching degree from Columbia University into his safe and went downtown to pursue a career in songwriting instead. His first job in the music world was as an office boy for a music publisher in the famed Brill Building. There he met composer Larry Coleman and lyricist Joe Darion and with them wrote his first hit, "Ricochet Romance. " Shortly after that, with composer-pianist Eddie Heywood, he wrote "Canadian Sunset. "His work caught the attention of Frank Loesser, who signed Gimbel as a contract writer. Under Loesser's guidance, he met composer Moose Charlap, with whom he wrote two Broadway musicals, Whoop-Up and The Conquering Hero. In 1963, publisher Lou Levy introduced Gimbel to a young composer named Antonio Carlos Jobim. Gimbel would go on to write English versions of many of Jobim's songs, most notably the lyrics for "Meditation," "How Insensitive," "Agua de Beber (Water to Drink)," "Song of the Sabia," and "The Girl From Ipanema. " Gimbel also wrote English lyrics for "Watch What Happens," and the Academy Award-nominated song "I Will Wait for You," both by Michel Legrand. For Jean "Toots" Thielemans he wrote the lyrics for his jazz waltz, "Bluesette.


Worked in composer Morris "Moose" Charles on the Broadway musicals Whoop-Up in 1958 and The Conquering Hero in 1961.