Jack Feldman (songwriter)

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Jack Feldman is an American Tony-award winning lyricist who has written songs for television, film, and Broadway. He has worked on many Disney movies ranging from Oliver & Company to The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, collaborating with Alan Menken on the songs for Newsies.[1] He wrote the lyrics for Barry Manilow's Grammy Award–winning song "Copacabana" and recently won a Tony along with Alan Menken for the stage musical version of Newsies.[2] Feldman grew up on Long Island in New York.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Nominee Result
13th Golden Raspberry Awards 1993 Worst Original Song for: Newsies (1992)

Shared with: Alan Menken (music)
For the song "High Times, Hard Times"

Won
15th Golden Raspberry Awards 1995 Worst Original Song for: Thumbelina (1994)

Shared with: Barry Manilow (music) and Bruce Sussman (lyrics)
For the song "Marry The Mole!"

Won
Annie Awards 1999 Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production for: The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

Shared with: Tom Snow (composer) and Marty Panzer (lyricist)
For the song "We Are One"

Nominated
Tony Awards 2012 Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Newsies Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Feldman Biography". Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tony 2012 Winners". Retrieved 28 March 2013.