Enjoy our The Lion Sleeps Tonight piano sheet music as interpreted by the French group Kids United. The pop-rock American band The Tokens released this African folk song in 1961. Written in 1939 and originally composed in Zulu by the South African Solomon Linda, this title has been covered by many artists including Henri Salvador and the group Pow Wow who made it famous in France. It also features in the film and musical productions of The Lion King. Discover our piano solo or piano accompaniment scores available in several levels of difficulty to suit your skill level. And why not try out our reading aid system or our easy piano version with the note names instead of symbols.