Cy Coleman ( born June 14, 1929 in New York; † November 18, 2004 ibid; actually Seymour Kaufman ) was an American composer and jazz pianist.
His musical career began at the age of six, as Coleman at Carnegie Hall gave piano concerts and appeared in the Town Hall and Steinway Hall at the age of nine years. He was later trained jazz pianist and wrote half a century the music of many Broadway musicals. In addition to his job as composer Coleman also worked as a producer, writer, lyricist, arranger, musician, musical director and creative consultant. For his film " Sweet Charity ", he received an Oscar nomination. For the film, " The Will Rogers Follies ", he was awarded two Grammy Awards. In 1994, Coleman was awarded a doctorate of Long Iceland University.
Coleman died of a heart attack.