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  • FILE - This May 10, 1966 file photo shows Richard Kiley, center, in the "Man of La Mancha," composed by Mitch Leigh. Leigh, 86, a successful advertising jingle writer whose debut attempt at writing music for a Broadway show became the instant, celebrated hit "Man of La Mancha" and earned him a Tony Award, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, in New York of pneumonia and complications from a stroke. A memorial was being held Monday afternoon in Manhattan. (AP Photo, File)

    Mitch Leigh, composer of 'Man of La Mancha,' dies

    Mitch Leigh, a successful advertising jingle writer with an exuberantly entrepreneurial side whose debut attempt at writing music for a Broadway show became the instant, celebrated hit "Man of La Mancha" and earned him a Tony Award, has died. He was 86.


  • The Washington Times

    WALKER: We're lucky Tony's wife shared him with us

    When Newt Gingrich was House speaker and Tony was his press secretary, he brought warmth, humor and intelligence into the policy discussions on Capitol Hill. He was the speaker's spokesman, but much more than that. He helped to fashion the projects and policies that he later would go to the podium to explain. When he argued his viewpoint, he was clear and firm.


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