Alan Menken

Alan Menken

Birthday1949-07-22
AgeHe is 68 years old
Birth Sign Leo (juil. 22 - août 22)
EthnicityJewish people
GenderMale
His Parents
Alan Menken's mother's and father's name are Judith Menken and Norman Menken
Alan Menken's Children
He has 2 Children. Their names are Nora Menken and Anna Menken.
Alias for Alan Menken
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Alan Menken is usually sing the following music styles
Who is 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 The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Home on the Range, The Shaggy Dog, Enchanted, and most recently, Tangled and Mirror Mirror. Menken has collaborated on several occasions with lyricists including Howard Ashman, Tim Rice, Glenn Slater and Stephen Schwartz. With eight Academy Award wins, Menken is the second most prolific Oscar winner in a music category after Alfred Newman, who has nine Oscars.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • New York University
Receives Awards
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song - Howard Ashman
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song - Tim Rice
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song - Howard Ashman
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song - Stephen Schwartz
  • Grammy Award for Song of the Year - Tim Rice
  • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - 65th Academy Awards
  • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - 62nd Academy Awards
  • Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - 64th Academy Awards
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - 50th Golden Globe Awards
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - 49th Golden Globe Awards
Alan Menken's Books
  • Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The dream on Royal Street
  • E.Z. Play Today Pocahontas
  • Alan Menken Songbook
  • 3. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Disney's Pocahontas Illustrated Songbook
Alan Menken's Albums
  • The Music Behind the Magic
  • Little Shop of Horrors (1982 original off-Broadway cast)
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • A pequena sereia
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Aladdin
  • Pocahontas
  • El Jorobado de Notre Dame
  • Hercules
  • King David (1997 Broadway concert cast)
His Compositions
  • Ever Ever After
  • Go the Distance
  • Colors of the Wind
  • Friend Like Me
  • Prince Ali
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Under the Sea
  • Kiss the Girl
  • That's How You Know
  • I See The Light
Alan Menken's Tracks
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Pocahontas: Just Around the Riverbend
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: A Guy Like You
  • Beauty and the Beast: A Broadway Musical: If I Can't Love Her
  • Suite from "Aladdin": Arabian Nights
  • Suite from "Aladdin": One Jump Ahead
  • Colors of the Wind
  • Suite from "Aladdin": A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)
  • Suite from "Aladdin": Friend Like Me
  • Suite from "Aladdin": Prince Ali