HomeNewsIconic Grammy-Winning Songwriter Cynthia Weil Passes Away at 82

Iconic Grammy-Winning Songwriter Cynthia Weil Passes Away at 82

Legendary songwriter Cynthia Weil best known for writing the smashing single You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling has died. The Grammy-winning lyricist recently passed away at the age of 82.

The Rock and Roll inductee left for the heavenly abode on Thursday evening, June 1, 2023. The sad news of the iconic lyricist’s demise was confirmed by her daughter Dr. Jenn Mann to the media outlet TMZ. Read on to find out the cause behind the death of Cynthia Weil.

American songwriter Cynthia Weil dies at 82

Cynthia Weil is no longer with us. The prolific songwriter passed away on Thursday evening. At the time of her demise, she was 82 years old. Her daughter Jenn Mann announced the passing of her famous mom via a statement issued to TMZ.

Jenn wrote, “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.”

Up until this moment, the actual cause behind the death of the We Gotta Get Out Of This Place songwriter has not been revealed publicly. Cynthia Weil is survived by her husband Barry Mann and daughter Dr. Jenn Mann.

Here’s all you need to know about Cynthia Weil (including her early life, music career, and more)

Cynthia Weil was born on October 18, 1940, in New York City. She was brought up in a conservative Jewish family. She was very well-trained in both dancing as well as acting. Later on, she got more inclined towards songwriting.

In the year 1961, the talented lyricist tied the knot with her husband Barry Mann. After getting married, Weil and her hubby Barry worked on many songs together. They joined hands to write classic hits like You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, On Broadway, and We Gotta Get Out of This Place.

Cynthia and Mann made many single tracks and soon after, the couple started shedding some light on racial and economic divisions alongside segregation and racism. Their choices created some problems for the musicians who performed those songs.

Throughout the course of their six-decade-long career, Weil and Barry who were married for a total of 62 years also teamed up for songs such as Bless You, Johnny Loves Me, Uptown, I’m Gonna Be Strong, My Dad, Shades of Gray, Walking in The Rain,  Just Once, New World Coming, and None of Us Are Free amongst many others.

The duo was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987. Apart from this, Cynthia also worked with other artists on songs like Through the Fire, Just for Tonight, He’s So shy, Running with the Night, and All of You.

What was the net worth of Cynthia Weil?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Oscar-nominated songwriter Cynthia Weil had an estimated net worth of a staggering $100 million at the time of her death. A large portion of her earnings came from her works as a lyricist.

We send our deepest condolences to the near and dear ones of Cynthia Weil during this difficult time. May her soul rest in peace. Stay in touch with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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