Anthony NewleyAnthony Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer, songwriter, and filmmaker. He achieved success as a performer in such diverse fields as rock and roll and stage and screen acting. As a recording artist, his recordings reached the Top 40 chart on a dozen occasions between 1959 and 1962, including two number one hits. With songwriting partner Leslie Bricusse, he wrote "Feeling Good", which was covered by Nina Simone and other artists, as well as the lyrics for the title song of the 1964 film ''Goldfinger'' (the music was composed by John Barry). Bricusse and Newley received an Academy Award nomination for the film score of ''Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory'' (1971).
''The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums'' described Newley as "among the most innovative UK acts of the early rock years before moving into musicals and cabaret". Newley was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1989. Provided by Wikipedia