She was born in New York City and is a prominent American
songwriter. She trained as an
actress and dancer and then wrote songs in collaboration with her future
husband, Barry Mann. She became
one of the most important songwriters of rock and roll. Her hits co-written with her husband
include "Sometimes When We Touch", "You've Lost
That Lovin' Feelin'", "Here You Come Again"
and many more. They have won
Grammy Awards and Academy Award nominations for their film scores. In 1987
she was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.
Heart to Heart (Barry
and Linda Ronstadt recordings
There (James Horner/Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)