The song of the day for Saturday, June 24, 2023, is “Sunrise, Sunset.”
We are featuring this song in honor of the lyricist Sheldon Harnick, who died at the age of 99 on June 23, 2023. Harnick and composer Jerry Bock wrote many musicals from the Golden Age of Broadway, including Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello, She Loves Me, The Rothschilds, and The Madwoman of Central Park.
May his memory be a blessing.
About This Song
“Sunrise, Sunset” was written by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick in 1964 for the very successful Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. Fiddler was based on Tevye and his Daughters, a series of stories written by Sholem Aleichem between 1894 and 1914 about Jewish life in Russia.
About This Version
“Sunrise, Sunset,” as well as Tony Sings The Great Hits of Today! is available on Apple Music.