Mary Rodgers, who wrote music for 'Once Upon a Mattress' and the book 'Freaky Friday,' dies

  • by: MARK KENNEDY , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2014 - 12:25 AM

NEW YORK — Mary Rodgers, the daughter of Broadway icon Richard Rodgers who found her own fame as composer of the 1959 musical "Once Upon a Mattress" and as the author of the body-shifting book "Freaky Friday," has died. She was 83.

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