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Carole Bayer Sager: A Star-Studded Musical Journey

The Commonwealth Club

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM (PST)

Carole Bayer Sager: A Star-Studded Musical Journey

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Carole Bayer Sager, Grammy and Academy Award-winning Songwriter; Author, They’re Playing Our Song; Twitter @CaroleBSager

This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

For five decades, Carol Bayer Sager has been among the most admired and successful songwriters. Her recognizable hits have included, “Nobody Does It Better,” “A Groovy Kind of Love,” “Don’t Cry Out Loud,” and the theme from the movie Arthur, “The Best That You Can Do” (about getting lost between the moon and New York City). Get ready to hear stories about such celebrities as Peter Allen, Ray Charles, Celine Dion, Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Clint Eastwood, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Bette Midler, Dolly Parton, Carly Simon, Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand.

Ms. Sager’s long relationship with composer Marvin Hamlisch was also the basis of the long-running hit musical, They’re Playing Our Song, for which she wrote the lyrics. And her work with composer Burt Bacharach, to whom she was also married for 10 years, produced pop standards such as “On My Own” and “That’s What Friends Are For” (inspired by her friendship with Elizabeth Taylor), which raised over $2 million for AIDS research.

Join us for an inside look at the dark and funny side of music and a personal story of inspiration.

Location: 555 Post St., San Francisco
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. book signing
Notes: Photo by Matthew Rolston 

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555 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM (PST)


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