“When You Wish Upon a Star” was recorded by Cliff Edwards. Edwards was an American musician, singer, actor and voice actor. Eleven years later, he was the voice of Jiminy Cricket in Disney’s Pinocchio . When Edwards died in 1971, he was close to broke and alone after three divorces. Walt Disney Productions paid for his funeral expenses as a way to remember him.This song is about how dreams can come true. This song appears in the movie Pinocchio when Pinocchio himself was able to transform from a wooden doll to a real boy. Disney now uses this song to represent the feeling that guests may have when experiencing Disney parks or watching the intro of a Disney movie. This song was the first Disney song to win an Oscar for Best Song. In 2000, Edwards was named a Disney Legend.
Brielle is a junior at Rowan University. She is studying Elementary Education with a dual major in Writing Arts. She hopes to one day have an elementary class of her own. In her free time she enjoys running, going to the gym and spending time with friends and family.