Alan Menken

Disney Composer Alan Menken Full Name: Alan Menken

United States of America

Profession: Disney Composer
Why Famous: 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.

Born: July 22, 1949 (69 years old)
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Alan Menken

  • 1982-07-27 Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" opens Off-Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre in NYC
  • 2010-11-10 Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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