Barry Mann

Barry Mann

About Barry Mann

Barry Mann (born Barry Imberman, 9 February 1939, Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter, and part of a successful songwriting partnership with his wife, Cynthia Weil. Mann married Weil in August 1961. The couple has one daughter: Dr Jenn Berman. Mann and lyricist Cynthia Weil now operate a publishing company called Dyad Music. Mann's first hit single as a writer was 'She Say (Oom Dooby Doom)', a Top 20 song for The Diamonds in 1959. Mann co-wrote the song with Mike Anthony (Michael Logiudice). In 1961, Mann had his biggest hit to that time with 'I Love How You Love Me', written with Larry Kolber and a No. 5 single for The Paris Sisters. (Seven years later, Bobby Vinton would take the song into the Top 10.

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