Alan Menken

1949 - Today

Alan Menken

Alan Irwin Menken (born July 22, 1949) is an American composer, songwriter, music conductor, 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Menken has received more than 2,000,265 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 369th most popular musician.

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  • 2.0M

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  • 55.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Alan Menken ranks 369 out of 2,258Before him are Steve Hackett, Richie Sambora, Isao Tomita, Johnny Winter, Archie Shepp, and Wayne Shorter. After him are Marguerite Long, Âşık Veysel, Nathan Milstein, Dave Murray, Tony Levin, and Wes Montgomery.

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Among people born in 1949, Alan Menken ranks 93Before him are Ken Wilber, Axel Honneth, Elizabeth George, Victor Garber, Gary Ridgway, and Patrick Duffy. After him are Annie Leibovitz, Trương Tấn Sang, Mick Taylor, Bo Xilai, Andy Kaufman, and Quini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Menken ranks 1,944 out of 12,171Before him are Katy Perry (1984), John Philip Sousa (1854), Angela Bassett (1958), Mickey Cohen (1913), W. E. B. Du Bois (1868), and George Strait (1952). After him are Olympia Dukakis (1931), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Jeffrey C. Hall (1945), Peter Diamond (1940), Paul Rudd (1969), and John Saxon (1935).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Alan Menken ranks 113Before him are Lester Young (1909), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Richie Sambora (1959), Johnny Winter (1944), Archie Shepp (1937), and Wayne Shorter (1933). After him are Tony Levin (1946), Wes Montgomery (1923), Johnny Ramone (1948), Joey DeMaio (1954), Nikki Sixx (1958), and Fred Durst (1970).