MUSIC MONDAY: Writing the Songs of “Frozen”

Robert Lopez and his songwriting partner-wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez have written some of the most successful recent musicals and popular songs from movies. An English major at Yale, Filipino American Robert Lopez co-wrote the lyrics for the Broadway show “Avenue Q” then wrote the musical “The Book of Mormons” with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the duo who also created the “South Park” animated series. Robert Lopez is the youngest of a select group of people who have won the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards.

Robert and Kristen wrote songs together for the Disney animated musicals “Winnie the Pooh” and “Frozen.” From their last Disney movie, the song “Let It Go” sang by Idina Menzel became an international hit and won the Oscar for “Best Original Song.”

[ScreenSlam / YouTube] Frozen: Songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez Official Movie Interview

 

[Disney / YouTube] Let It Go from Disney’s FROZEN as performed by Idina Menzel | Official Disney HD

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Photo: Screenshot from ScreenSlam YouTube video “Frozen: Songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez Official Movie Interview”

 

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