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Alan Menken

Alan Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American pianist, and musical theatre and film composer. He is best known for his numerous scores for films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Little Mermaid; Beauty and the Beast; Aladdin; and Pocahontas, each of which won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the scores for The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Home on the Range, Enchanted, and Tangled. Menken has collaborated on several occasions with lyricists such as Howard Ashman, Tim Rice, Glenn Slater, and Stephen Schwartz. He has won a total of eight Oscars, more than any other living individual, and has been Oscar-nominated a total of nineteen times.


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Born:
Jul 22, 1949 In New Rochelle, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
9
First Appeared:
In the movie The Making of Aladdin: A Whole New World 1992-11-25
Latest Project:
Movie An Evening with Alan Menken 2020-08-06
Known For
Poster of The Disney Family Singalong
Poster of Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall
Poster of Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind the Making of Beauty and the Beast
Poster of The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story
Filmography
Movie An Evening with Alan Menken Himself 2020-08-06
Movie The Disney Family Singalong Himself 2020-04-16
Movie Howard Himself 2018-04-22
Movie Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall Himself - Special Guest 2016-12-21
Movie Behind the Magic: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Himself 2015-12-13
Movie Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind the Making of Beauty and the Beast 2010-10-05
Movie The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself 2009-01-01
Movie Diamond in the Rough: The Making of Aladdin Alan Menken 2004-10-05
Movie The Making of Aladdin: A Whole New World Self 1992-11-25