Dolly Parton’s 82-year-old songwriter has passed.

A respected and highly regarded composer, Cynthia Weil, died at 82, leaving the world in mourning.

Cynthia and her husband Barry Mann made an unforgettable imprint on the music industry by co-writing many timeless masterpieces, including the Righteous Brothers’ famous ballad “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’” and Dolly Parton’s chart-topping smash “Here You Come Again.”

Cynthia’s daughter addressed her mother’s significant impact on their family in a poignant letter, calling her the embodiment of a loving mother, grandma, and wife. She described Cynthia as her closest confidante, crime partner, and personal idol.

Cynthia was praised as a trailblazer for women in the music industry, paving the way for future generations.

Cynthia’s suffering husband, Barry Mann, also paid tribute to his loving wife. As a creative duo, they co-wrote approximately 100 songs for legendary performers such as Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield, and The Drifters.

Barry described Cynthia as an eternal inspiration and one of the best songwriters in history. Reflecting on their shared experience, he expressed thankfulness for having a life partner and a creative muse in one.

Cynthia’s friends and coworkers recognized her as an icon among songwriters of her generation, acknowledging her enormous talent and achievements. She was uniquely able to create heartfelt compositions that touched millions of followers worldwide.

Her Grammy Award-winning lyrics have been described as soul-stirring, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of people worldwide. Unsurprisingly, Cynthia is regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most renowned songwriters.

Cynthia and Barry’s exceptional collaboration was acknowledged and honored with the inaugural National Academy of Songwriters Life Achievement Award. Their final collaboration happened in 1997 when they co-wrote a successful song for the rock band Hanson.

The song “I Will Come to You” surged to the Top 10 charts, confirming its importance in the ever-changing music world. This accomplishment happened shortly after Hanson’s critically acclaimed debut album “MMMBop,” solidifying Cynthia and Barry’s position as great songwriters.

As the world bids Cynthia Weil farewell, her fantastic work will continue inspiring and enchanting future generations.

Her literary prowess and her continuing collaboration with Barry Mann have left an indelible impression on the music industry, permanently engraving their names among the greatest songwriters in history.

Cynthia’s contributions to the art form will be remembered and appreciated as her songs continue to ring in music lovers’ ears worldwide.