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: What does it mean when something is fortuitous?
- It is a lucky event that happens by chance.
- It is a happy result that happens after hard work.
- It is a creative partnership with another person.