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Home » Recent News » Composer Alan Menken of Local 802 Achieves EGOT Status After Daytime Emmy Win

Composer Alan Menken of Local 802 Achieves EGOT Status After Daytime Emmy Win


Alan Menken, a member of Local 802 (New York City) for the past 44 years, recently joined the illustrious EGOT club, following his daytime Emmy win on July 26. His Emmy win for outstanding original song in a children’s, young adult, or animated program (for Disney Channel’s Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure) makes him only the 16th person to achieve EGOT status—winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award.

Menken already has eight Oscars (more than any living person), 11 Grammys, and one Tony Award, as well as numerous other awards including Golden Globes, Drama Desk Awards, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Known for his music on stage and screen, Menken is noted for his multiple works with the Walt Disney company, including The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Enchanted, and Tangled, as well as Broadway stage musicals Sister Act and Little Shop of Horrors.

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