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• Mitch Leigh has passed away at age 86. Leigh is the composer who wrote the music for "Man of La Mancha," which means that he is the guy who came up with the notes for "The Impossible Dream," probably one of the great iconic songs of the American musical theater. But he also wrote the music for another familiar little ditty - as a jingle writer in the advertising business, he wrote the music for a well-known commercial: "Everybody doesn’t like something, but nobody doesn't like Sara Lee."

• David Brenner has passed away of cancer, at age 78. Brenner was an observational comic who never 'worked blue' but was a longtime fixture on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," appearing more than 150 times while also carving out a long career as a stand-up comedian as well as a mentor to comics such as Steve Martin and Richard Lewis, who described him to the New York Times as "the godfather of hip, observational comedy."
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