Marc Shaiman

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Marc Shaiman (; born October 22, 1959) is an American composer and lyricist for films, television, and theatre, best known for his collaborations with lyricist and director Scott Wittman. He wrote the music and co-wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical version of the John Waters film Hairspray. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Shaiman has received more than 582,554 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Marc Shaiman is the 1,196th most popular composer, the 11,633rd most popular biography from United States and the 121st most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Marc Shaiman ranks 1,196 out of 1,228Before him are Randall Thompson, Anne Dudley, Ludovic Bource, Erik Mongrain, Arturo Rodas, and Christophe Beck. After him are Masashi Hamauzu, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hitoshi Sakimoto, Inon Zur, Thomas Bergersen, and Justin Hurwitz.

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Among people born in 1959, Marc Shaiman ranks 488Before him are Marc Alexandre, Norm Macdonald, Sjaak Troost, Per-Mathias Høgmo, Fernando Romay, and Tim Van Patten. After him are Phil Morris, Oskar Roehler, Vanity, Ernesto Canto, Göran Hägglund, and Tatyana Kolpakova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marc Shaiman ranks 11,633 out of 15,968Before him are Kevin Rahm (1971), Sharon Stouder (1948), Phil Mickelson (1970), Ashley Laurence (1966), Noname Jane (1977), and Bethany Joy Lenz (1981). After him are John Dingell (1926), Max Thieriot (1988), Caroline Williams (1957), John Naber (1956), Kevin McHale (1988), and Kiko Mizuhara (1990).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Marc Shaiman ranks 121Before him are Norman Dello Joio (1913), Frank Loesser (1910), Steve Roach (1955), Don Davis (1957), Jeremy Soule (1975), and Randall Thompson (1899). After him are Justin Hurwitz (1985), Jonathan Larson (1960), John Ottman (1964), Rhys Chatham (1952), Eric Whitacre (1970), and Christopher Tin (1976).

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