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Alan Menken (b. 1949) is an Academy Award-winning composer famous for writing songs from Disney movies such as The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast. Menken also wrote the music for the 1982 musical Little Shop of Horrors, which was adapted into a feature film by director Frank Oz in 1986.

His Sesame Street credits include the songs "It's Gonna Get Dirty Again," "Snuffle Friends," "Martian Family (Yip Yip Song)," and "Todos un Pueblo."

Menken and longtime collaborator Howard Ashman also wrote the song "Wonderful Ways to Say No" for the 1990 animated TV special Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue. The song was performed by an all-star cast of characters, including the Muppet Babies.


External links

  • Internet Broadway Database
  • IMDb
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