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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, 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.

Age: 66
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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2017 Beauty and the Beast -
2015 Galavant -
2015 Aria for a Cow -
2012 Mirror Mirror -
2012 The Neighbors -
2010 Tangled -
2007 Enchanted -
2006 The Shaggy Dog -
2004 Home on the Range -
2004 Noel -
2004 A Christmas Carol: The Musical -


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Nominated for 81 Awards | Won 43

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