Randy Newman
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"Randall Stuart" ""Randy"" "Newman" is an American singer-songwriter, arrangement/arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, wiktionary:mordant/mordant (and often satire/satirical) Pop music/pop songs and for film scores.

Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include Ragtime (film)/Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural (film)/The Natural, Leatherheads, James and the Giant Peach (film)/James and the Giant Peach, Cats Don't Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey (film)/Cold Turkey, Seabiscuit (film)/Seabiscuit and The Princess and the Frog. He has scored seven Walt Disney Pictures/Disney-Pixar films: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Cars (film)/Cars, Toy Story 3, and most recently, Monsters University.

Newman has been nominated for 20 Academy Awards, winning twice. He has also won three Primetime Emmy Award/Emmys, six Grammy Awards, and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy. Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2007, he was inducted as a Disney Legends/Disney Legend. Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.

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