The chance, fortuitous encounter of the two songwriters led to a lifelong, musical partnership. They were both known for writing love songs, in which lucky, fortuitous events happened leading to happy circumstances. When the writers’ strike broke out in Hollywood, they were fortuitously or accidentally across the Atlantic working on a new musical, so the duo remained prosperous despite the strike.
Quiz: How would you feel about a fortuitous event?
- You would be devastated by such a horrible experience.
- You would be pleased by such unexpected good luck.
- You would be worried about the potential for disaster.