Alan Menken Birthday, Date of Birth

Alan Menken

Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American composer, songwriter, conductor, music director and record producer. Menken is best known for his scores and songs for films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. His scores and songs for The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), and Pocahontas (1995) have each won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the scores and songs for Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Newsies (1992), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Hercules (1997), Home on the Range (2004), Enchanted (2007), and Tangled (2010), among others. His accolades include eight Academy Awards, a Tony Award, eleven Grammy Awards, seven Golden Globe Awards, and a Daytime Emmy Award.

He is also known for his work in musical theater for Broadway and elsewhere. Some of these are based on his Disney films, but other stage hits include Little Shop of Horrors (1982), A Christmas Carol (1994), and Sister Act (2009).

Menken has collaborated with such lyricists as Lynn Ahrens, Howard Ashman, Jack Feldman, Tim Rice, Glenn Slater, Stephen Schwartz, and David Zippel. With eight Academy Award wins, Menken is the second most prolific Oscar winner in the music categories after Alfred Newman, who has 9 Oscars. He has also won 11 Grammy Awards, a Tony Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award among many other honors. Menken is one of sixteen people to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Friday, July 22, 1949
Place of Birth
New Rochelle
Age
72
Star Sign

The July 22, 1949 was a Friday under the star sign of . It was the 202 day of the year. President of the United States was Harry S. Truman.

If you were born on this day, you are 72 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, July 22, 2022, in 362 days. You have lived for 26,300 days, or about 631,204 hours, or about 37,872,259 minutes, or about seconds.

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22nd of July 1949 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on July 22, 1949

VATICAN AIDE HOLDS FAITH CAUSED EDICT

Date: 22 July 1949

By Religious News Service

Religious Service

Sacred Congregation official lays decree to religious and doctrinal reasons only; clarifies scope

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U. S. DROPS LICENSES FOR PAPERS IN HESSE

Date: 22 July 1949

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

US Mil Govt to drop licensing, Hesse

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NEWSMEN'S ARREST STIRS U. N. IN KOREA; Commission Ends All Press Parleys -- President Rhee Calls Act 'Surprising'

Date: 23 July 1949

By RICHARD J. H. JOHNSTONSpecial to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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UN comm suspends press confs in protest; foreign newsmen not affected; Pres Rhee comment

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BRITAIN TO BID PRESS ACT; Commons Sets Debate on Report of Royal Commission

Date: 22 July 1949

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Commons to debate Royal Comm rept; publishers assn names study com

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Rites Set for Crash Victims

Date: 23 July 1949

rites set, The Hague

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Advertising News

Date: 23 July 1949

J Hill Jr succeeds late E S Rogers as dir

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DIVIDEND NEWS

Date: 22 July 1949

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News of Food

Date: 22 July 1949

By JANE NICKERSON

Jane NICKERSON

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Advertising News and Notes

Date: 22 July 1949

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NEWS OF WOOD, FIELD AND STREAM

Date: 23 July 1949

By JOHN RENDEL

John RENDEL

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