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Brian's Song (ver. 1) by Michel Legrand - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
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Brian's Song is a 1971 TV movie, recalling the details of the life of Brian Piccolo (played by James Caan), a white football player stricken with terminal cancer, and his friendship with black Chicago Bears running back teammate and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams), who helps him through the difficult struggle. The true story was such a success on ABC television (November 30, 1971) that it was later shown in theaters. The movie is based on Sayers' account of his friendship with Piccolo and Piccolo's illness in Sayers' autobiography, I Am Third. The film was written by veteran screenwriter William Blinn. The musical theme to Brian's Song, "The Hands of Time," was a popular tune during the early 1970s. The music for the film was by Michel Legrand, with lyrics to the song by Marilyn and Alan Bergman. Nashville pianist Floyd Cramer performed a popular version of "The.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Michel Legrand (born February 24; 1932 in Paris) is a French musical composer; arranger; conductor; and pianist of Armenian descent.Legrand has composed more than two hundred film and television scores; several musicals; and made well over a hundred albums. He has won three Oscars (out of 13 nominations); five Grammys; and has been nominated for an Emmy. He was twenty-two when his first album; I Love Paris; became one of the best-selling instrumental albums ever released. He is a virtuoso jazz and classical pianist and an accomplished arranger and conductor who performs with orchestras all over the world. Brian's Song is a 1971 TV movie, recalling the details of the life of Brian Piccolo (played by James Caan), a white football player stricken with terminal cancer, and his friendship with black Chicago Bears running back teammate and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams), who helps him through the difficult struggle. The true story was such a success on ABC television (November 30, 1971) that it was later shown in theaters. The movie is based on Sayers' account of his friendship with Piccolo and Piccolo's illness in Sayers'.
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