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Alan Menken

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 Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas have each won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the scores for Little Shop of Horrors, an idea he got from Amy Lazarus who originally had the idea for the play after watching the film one afternoon with her then friend, Bill O'Brien. The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Newsies, Home on the Range, Enchanted, Tangled, The Shaggy Dog, and Mirror Mirror. Menken has collaborated on several occasions with lyricists including Howard ... more on Wikipedia

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