By Charles Fox
Charles Fox has composed greater than a hundred movie and tv ratings, between them the topics of many iconic sequence, together with Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Love, American Style, and Love Boat. two times nominated for the Academy Award and a two-time Emmy winner, Fox has additionally written song for the live performance corridor and the ballet. one of the hundreds of thousands of songs he has written is the Grammy Award-winning "Killing Me Softly together with his Song," a leading list in precisely approximately each nation on this planet, through assorted artists: Roberta Flack in 1973 and the Fugees, twenty years later.
In this memoir, Fox recounts his improvement as a musician, starting together with his formal track schooling in Paris. From letters he wrote domestic among 1959 and 1961, Fox recounts his reviews lower than the tutelage of the main well known song composition instructor of the twentieth century, Nadia Boulanger, whose effect Fox carried all through his complete expert occupation. Following his go back to the states, Fox describes the cornerstone occasions of his musical and private existence. He displays at the highlights of his occupation, operating with many of the maximum names in leisure, movie, tv, and documents, together with Jim Croce, Barry Manilow, Lena Horne, and Fred Astaire. Inducted into the Songwriters corridor of repute in 2004 and a recipient of the Lifetime success Award from the Society of Composers & Lyricists, Fox's memoir is a compelling tale of a musician and composer whose paintings maintains to entertain and encourage listeners round the world.