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Michele Brourman

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Songwriter/singer Michele Brourman has enjoyed a wide-ranging career in music.   Her song “My Favorite Year”, co-written with Karen Gottlieb, has become a cabaret standard, recorded by luminaries Margaret Whiting, Michael Feinstein, and Dame Cleo Laine.   Her music for the theatre includes “Dangerous Beauty” with longtime collaborator Amanda McBroom, “The Belle of Tombstone” with Sheilah Rae, and the 2019 Ovation Award-winning “Bronco Billy” with Chip Rosenbloom and John Torres.  She co-wrote (with McBroom)  and produced the songs for 20 animated features for Universal Studios including the beloved “Land Before Time” series, and most recently, two new “Curious George” features.  The winner of 2019’s Bistro Award for Outstanding Songwriter and Musical Director, she’s worked with artists Amanda McBroom, Ann Hampton Callaway, Dixie Carter, Heather MacRae, Donna McKechnie, and more. Brourman has been called “a consummate artist/composer…. whose   songs target the human condition with a simplicity, honesty and directness which make them into contemporary classics.”

About Michele's songwriting career:

Michele's classic song, "My Favorite Year," written with Karen Gottlieb, has been recorded by the late Margaret Whiting; the Ambassador of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein; Dame Cleo Laine; Amanda McBroom and folk icon, Holly Near, to name a few.

Thelma Houston: "For You", written with Janis Cercone (for the television series “Cagney & Lacey”;)


Sheena Easton: "Are There Angels?" (from the motion picture “Shiloh”


Rita Coolidge: "I Just Needed a Friend" (from the motion picture “Shiloh Season,")


Reba McIntyre, "Look into the Light," written with Amanda McBroom (from Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave;)


Corbin Bleu: "Joy of the Ride," written with Amanda McBroom (from the Universal feature “The Little Engine that Could”)


Donny Osmond:  "No One Has to Be Alone" (from “Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water.)

Olivia Newton-John: "Best of Friends: (from Land Before Time X: “The Great Longneck Migration.")


“A consummate artist/composer…whose songs target the human condition with a simplicity, honesty and directness which make them into contemporary classics.”-

Don Grigware, Boadway World


“Miss Brourman is the most talented of a new breed of nightclub arranger who understands Broadway, country, and rock-and-roll equally well, and her settings run from classy pop-chamber music to lilting country jazz.” - Stephen Holden, New York Times

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