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Thursday 27 September 2012

'Moon River': Andy Williams dies. A tribute. Plus, Tina Fey as Audrey Hepburn in 'Entertainment Weekly' magazine

The man who sang the beautifully moving song 'Moon River' has died. Andy Williams was 84.

Composed by Johnny Mercer [lyrics] and Henry Mancini [music] it won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1961.

Here it is:

And here is the version sung by Audrey Hepburn, for the iconic movie 'Breakfast at Tiffanys':

And pop culture/'Sex & The City' aficionados know it featured in that ep where Big is leaving New York:

And how's this for timing: the current issue of Entertainment Weekly features Tina Fey as Audrey Hepburn. Sublime:

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