Alan Menken
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1949-07-22
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Biography

Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) 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 ...

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Biography

Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) 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, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Newsies, Home on the Range, Enchanted, Tangled, The Shaggy Dog, and Mirror Mirror.

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TANGLED (2010): Kingdom Dance
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TANGLED (2010): Kingdom Dance TANGLED (2010): Kingdom Dance TANGLED (2010): Kingdom Dance TANGLED (2010): Kingdom Dance
Alan Menken
Little Shop Of Horrors 
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Little Shop Of Horrors  Little Shop Of Horrors  Little Shop Of Horrors  Little Shop Of Horrors 
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986): Feed Me!
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986): Feed Me! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986): Feed Me! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986): Feed Me! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986): Feed Me!
Alan Menken
THE LITTLE MERMAID (1989): Poor Unfortunate Souls
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THE LITTLE MERMAID (1989): Poor Unfortunate Souls THE LITTLE MERMAID (1989): Poor Unfortunate Souls THE LITTLE MERMAID (1989): Poor Unfortunate Souls THE LITTLE MERMAID (1989): Poor Unfortunate Souls
Alan Menken
CAPTAIN AMERICA: Star Spangled Man (feat. The Star Spangled Singers)
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CAPTAIN AMERICA: Star Spangled Man (feat. The Star Spangled Singers) CAPTAIN AMERICA: Star Spangled Man (feat. The Star Spangled Singers) CAPTAIN AMERICA: Star Spangled Man (feat. The Star Spangled Singers) CAPTAIN AMERICA: Star Spangled Man (feat. The Star Spangled Singers)
Roger Bart
Go The Distance (feat. Alan Menken)
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Go The Distance (feat. Alan Menken) Go The Distance (feat. Alan Menken) Go The Distance (feat. Alan Menken) Go The Distance (feat. Alan Menken)
Alan Menken
The Little Mermaid - Under The Sea (feat. Samuel E. Wright & MGM Studio Orchestra)
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The Little Mermaid - Under The Sea (feat. Samuel E. Wright & MGM Studio Orchestra) The Little Mermaid - Under The Sea (feat. Samuel E. Wright & MGM Studio Orchestra) The Little Mermaid - Under The Sea (feat. Samuel E. Wright & MGM Studio Orchestra) The Little Mermaid - Under The Sea (feat. Samuel E. Wright & MGM Studio Orchestra)
Alan Menken
Happy End
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Happy End Happy End Happy End Happy End
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Don't Feed The Plants
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Don't Feed The Plants Don't Feed The Plants Don't Feed The Plants Don't Feed The Plants
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Suddenly Seymour
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Suddenly Seymour Suddenly Seymour Suddenly Seymour Suddenly Seymour
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Feed Me
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Feed Me Feed Me Feed Me Feed Me
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Skid Row
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Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row
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Prologue
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Prologue Prologue Prologue Prologue
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Seize the Day
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Seize the Day Seize the Day Seize the Day Seize the Day
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Feed Me, from Little Shop of Horrors
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Feed Me, from Little Shop of Horrors Feed Me, from Little Shop of Horrors Feed Me, from Little Shop of Horrors Feed Me, from Little Shop of Horrors
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Gaston
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Gaston Gaston Gaston Gaston
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Biography

Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) 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, 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 Ashman, Tim Rice, Glenn Slater, Stephen Schwartz, and David Zippel. With eight Academy Award wins (four each for Best Original Score and Best Original Song), Menken is the second most prolific Oscar winner in a music category after Alfred Newman, who has nine Oscars.

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