Alan Menken

Birthday:

07/22/1949

Place of birth:

New Rochelle, New York, USA:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

Diamond in the Rough: The Making of Aladdin (2004)
as Alan Menken

Production Credits

Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Music
Tangled: Before Ever After (2017)
Songs
Disney's Newsies the Broadway Musical (2017)
Music
Sausage Party (2016)
Original Music Composer
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Original Music Composer
Tangled (2010)
Original Music Composer
Tangled (2010)
Songs
Enchanted (2007)
Songs
Enchanted (2007)
Original Music Composer
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Original Music Composer
Noel (2004)
Music
Home on the Range (2004)
Original Music Composer
Home on the Range (2004)
Songs
Hercules (1997)
Original Music Composer
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Original Music Composer
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Songs
Pocahontas (1995)
Original Music Composer
Aladdin (1992)
Original Music Composer
Aladdin (1992)
Songs
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Songs
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Original Music Composer
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Original Music Composer
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Songs