Danny Troob

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Daniel Troob (born February 28, 1949, in Forest Hills, New York) is an American arranger and orchestrator best known for his contributions to the Disney blockbusters of the 1990s & 2000s. He won Drama Desk awards for Big River (1985) and Rodgers & Hammersteins' "Cinderella" (2013).

Troob made his debut at Carnegie Hall at age 12 with an orchestral work orchestrated by himself and conducted by Leopold Stokowski. It was the first time he attended a concert at Carnegie Hall. He graduated from Forest Hills High School, Class of '66 and graduated with Honors in Music Composition at Harvard University in 1970.[1]

Troob's most popular Disney feature film credits include Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Newsies, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Hercules, Enchanted and Tangled.

His Broadway credits start with dance music to Pacific Overtures (1976), Baker's Wife (1977), and orchestrations include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Matthew Broderick (1996), The Pajama Game (2006) with Harry Connick, Jr., as well as the Disney movie musical adaptions and Shrek The Musical (2008) for Broadway.

He was nominated for an Annie Award in 2001 for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Musical Score for an Animated Feature Production for The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea.[2]

He currently lives in New York City.

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