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List of Tony Award for Best Original Score winners from every year the award has been given out. All Tony Award for Best Original Score winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Tony Award for Best Original Score award are listed along with photos for every Tony Award for Best Original Score winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Tony Award for Best Original Score award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Tony Award for Best Original Score are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Tony Award for Best Original Score winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Tony Award for Best Original Score winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Tony Award for Best Original Score winners of all time. Anybody who won the Tony Award for Best Original Score usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Tony Award for Best Original Score-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Tony Award for Best Original Score, so most of the famous Tony Award for Best Original Score winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Tony Award for Best Original Score?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. List features items like Matt Stone and Mel Brooks. (65 items)

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Adam Guettel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Adam Guettel Adam Guettel is an American composer-lyricist of musical theater and opera. He is best known for the musical The Light in the Piazza, for which he won two Tony Awards, for Best Score and Best ...more

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Adolph Green is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Adolph Green Adolph Green was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals, particularly as ...more

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Alain Boublil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Alain Boublil Alain Boublil is a musical theatre lyricist and librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg for musicals on Broadway and London's West End. These ...more

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Alan Jay Lerner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Alan Jay Lerner Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical ...more

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Alan Menken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Alan Menken Alan Irwin Menken is an American musical theatre and film composer and pianist. Menken is best known for his scores for films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. His scores for The Little ...more

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He ...more

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Betty Comden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Betty Comden Betty Comden was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics, libretti, and screenplays to some of the most beloved and successful Hollywood musicals and Broadway ...more

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Brian Yorkey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Brian Yorkey Brian Yorkey is an American playwright, lyricist, and theatre director known best for writing the musical Next to Normal with composer Tom Kitt. The work won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award. ...more

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Charles Strouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Charles Strouse Charles Strouse is an American composer and lyricist.

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Charlie Smalls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Charlie Smalls Charlie Smalls was an African-American composer and songwriter, best known for writing the music for the 1975 Broadway musical The Wiz.

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Christopher Hampton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Christopher Hampton Christopher James Hampton, CBE, FRSL is a Portuguese British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film ...more

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Claude-Michel Schönberg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Claude-Michel Schönberg Claude-Michel Schönberg is a French record producer, actor, singer, songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with lyricist Alain Boublil. Major works ...more

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Cole Porter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Cole Porter Cole Albert Porter was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took up music as a profession. ...more

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Cy Coleman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Cy Coleman Cy Coleman was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist.

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Cyndi Lauper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper is a co-founder of True Colors Fund.

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David Bryan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
David Bryan David Bryan Rashbaum, best known as just David Bryan, is the keyboard player of the popular American rock band Bon Jovi, with which he has also co-written songs and performed backing vocals. He ...more

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David Zippel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
David Zippel David Joel Zippel is an American musical theatre lyricist.

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Don Black is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Don Black Don Black, OBE is an English lyricist. His works have included numerous musicals, movie themes and hit songs. He has provided lyrics for John Barry, Charles Strouse, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Quincy ...more

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Duncan Sheik is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Duncan Sheik Duncan Sheik is an American singer-songwriter and composer. Initially finding success as a singer, most notably for his 1996 debut single "Barely Breathing", he later expanded to ...more

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Edward Kleban is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Edward Kleban Edward “Ed” Kleban was an American musical theatre composer and lyricist. Kleban was born in the Bronx, New York in 1939 and graduated from New York's High School of Music & Art and Columbia ...more

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since ...more

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Fred Ebb is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Fred Ebb Fred Ebb was an American musical theatre lyricist who had many successful collaborations with composer John Kander. The Kander and Ebb team frequently wrote for such performers as Liza Minnelli ...more

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Frederic Loewe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Frederic Loewe Frederick Loewe, was an Austrian-American composer. He collaborated with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner on a series of Broadway musicals, including the long-running My Fair Lady and Camelot, both of ...more

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Greg Kotis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Greg Kotis Greg Kotis is a New York-based playwright, who specializes in dark, disturbing comedies with socially relevant themes.

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Greg Morrison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Greg Morrison Greg Morrison is a Tony Award–winning and Drama Desk Award–winning Canadian writer and composer best known for his work on the music and lyrics of The Drowsy Chaperone, which he wrote with Lisa ...more

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Herbert Kretzmer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Herbert Kretzmer Herbert Kretzmer, OBE is a South African-born English journalist and lyric writer. He is perhaps best known as the lyricist for the English-language musical adaptation of Les Misérables.

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Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin was a Russian-born Jewish-American composer and lyricist. Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, his music forms a great part of the Great American ...more

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Jack Feldman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jack Feldman Jack Feldman is an American Tony-award winning lyricist who has written songs for television, film, and Broadway. He has worked on many Disney movies ranging from Oliver & Company to The ...more

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Jason Robert Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jason Robert Brown Jason Robert Brown is an American musical theatre composer, lyricist, and playwright. Brown's music sensibility fuses pop-rock stylings with theatrical lyrics. An accomplished pianist, Brown has ...more

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Jeff Marx is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jeff Marx Jeff Marx is a composer and lyricist of musicals. He is best known for creating the Broadway musical Avenue Q with collaborator Robert Lopez.

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Jerry Bock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jerry Bock Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" Bock was an American musical theater composer. He received the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama with Sheldon Harnick for their 1959 ...more

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Jerry Herman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jerry Herman Jerry Herman is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater. He composed the scores for the hit Broadway musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux ...more

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Joe Darion is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Joe Darion Joe Darion, was an American musical theatre lyricist, most famous for Man of La Mancha. Darion was born in New York City and died in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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Joe DiPietro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Joe DiPietro Joe DiPietro is an American playwright and author. Born in Teaneck, New Jersey, DiPietro grew up in nearby Oradell, the son of Lou and Jean DiPietro. He attended Oradell Public School and River ...more

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John Kander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
John Kander John Harold Kander is the American composer of a number of musicals as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.

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Jonathan Larson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jonathan Larson Jonathan Larson was an American composer and playwright noted for exploring the social issues of multiculturalism, addiction, and homophobia in his work. Typical examples of his use of these ...more

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Jule Styne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Jule Styne Jule Styne was an American songwriter especially famous for a series of Broadway musicals, which include several very well known and frequently revived shows. Among his most enduring songs is ...more

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Kurt Weill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Kurt Weill Kurt Julian Weill was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for ...more

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, rapper, lyricist, and actor. He wrote the Broadway musical In the Heights, for which he won numerous accolades, including a Tony and a Grammy Award. ...more

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Lionel Bart is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Lionel Bart Lionel Bart was a writer and composer of British pop music and musicals, best known for creating the book, music and lyrics for Oliver!

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Lisa Lambert is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Lisa Lambert Lisa Lambert is an actress, comedy writer, and Tony Award winning composer, best known for writing the lyrics and music to The Drowsy Chaperone.

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Lynn Ahrens is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Lynn Ahrens Lynn Ahrens is an American writer and lyricist for the musical theatre, television and film. She has collaborated with Stephen Flaherty for many years. She won the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, ...more

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Marc Shaiman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Marc Shaiman Marc Shaiman is an Grammy, Emmy, Tony winning, and multi Oscar nominated American composer, lyricist, arranger and performer for films, television, and theatre. He is perhaps best known for ...more

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Mark Hollmann is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Mark Hollmann Mark Hollmann is an American composer and lyricist. Hollmann grew up in Fairview Heights Illinois, where he graduated from Belleville Township High School East in 1981. He won a 2002 Tony Award ...more

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Martin Charnin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Martin Charnin Martin Charnin is an American lyricist, writer, and theatre director. Charnin's best-known work is as conceiver, director and lyricist of the musical Annie.

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Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Marvin Hamlisch Marvin Frederick Hamlisch was an American composer and conductor. He is one of only twelve people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. He is one of ten people to win three or more Oscars in ...more

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Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Matt Stone Matthew Richard "Matt" Stone is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, television director, producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being the co-creator of South ...more

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Maury Yeston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Maury Yeston Maury Yeston is an American composer, lyricist, educator and musicologist. He is known for writing the music and lyrics to Broadway musicals, including Nine in 1982, and Titanic in 1997, both of ...more

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Mel Brooks Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic ...more

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Mitch Leigh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Tony Award for Best Original Score Winners List
Mitch Leigh Mitch Leigh was an American musical theatre composer and theatrical producer best known for the musical Man of La Mancha.