Barry Manilow was an american singer and songwriter of certain quality.Most of his works were composed by English,Kerr and Jennings.But some remarkable parts by him personally like mega hits Even now, Copacabana.Its a source for how to compose american balads etc.
Most import tunes :
Could it be magic ( Original by Chopin Prelude in C minor ),
Somewhere in the night,
Can’t smile without you,