Martin Charnin, Creator of Broadway’s ‘Annie,’ Dies at 84

Gossip Bucket RSS Feed Rosemary Rossi

Martin Charnin, the Emmy, Tony and Peabody award-winner best known as the creator, lyricist and director of the musical "Annie," has died. He was 84. Charnin died Wednesday after suffering his third heart attack, his daughter Sasha announced on Facebook. "He was watching Family Feud at the end, laughing with Shelly in bed at the hospital. He suffered a minor heart attack on the 3rd and tried to hold on for all us. His strength was astounding," Sasha wrote. "He's in a painless place, now. Probably looking for Cole Porter and Ira Gershwin." Also Read: João Gilberto, Musician and . . .
Scroll to Top