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Doug Besterman

Doug Besterman is known for his work on Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Anastasia (1997) and Nine (2009). See full bio »
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Known For

Captain America: The First Avenger
(2011)
Anastasia
Anastasia Music Department
(1997)
Nine
Nine Music Department
(2009)
Chicago
Chicago Music Department
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Beauty and the Beast (orchestrator: songs)
 2016 Hail, Caesar! (song orchestrator: "No Dames")
 2015 The 87th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (arranger)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Movie) (music producer) / (orchestrator)
 2013/I Frozen (additional song orchestrator)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (arranger)
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (orchestrator - 12 episodes)
- Bombshell (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Previews (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Tech (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- Publicity (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
- The Movie Star (2012) ... (orchestrator - uncredited)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (orchestrator: "Star Spangled Man") / (song arranger: "Star Spangled Man")
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator)
 2011 Winnie the Pooh (conductor: songs) / (music arranger: songs) / (music producer: songs) / (orchestrator: songs)
 2009 Nine (orchestrator)
 2007 Scrubs (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- My Musical (2007) ... (music arranger: "Welcome to Sacred Heart" and "Everything Comes Down to Poo" - uncredited)
 2005 The Producers (music producer) / (orchestrator)
 2005 Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (Video) (music arranger: songs)
 2004 Mulan II (Video) (music arranger: songs)
 2004 Home on the Range (additional orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 2003 Piglet's Big Movie (music arranger: songs)
 2002 Chicago (conductor: additional song) / (music adaptor: score) / (orchestrator)
 2001 Great Performances (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (orchestrator - 1 episode)
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... (orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (song orchestrator)
 2001 Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (Video) (arranger: songs) / (orchestrator: songs)
  The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (song orchestrator - 1 episode, 2000) (supervising orchestrator - 1 episode, 1999) (music arranger - 1 episode, 1997)
- Geppetto (2000) ... (song orchestrator)
- Annie (1999) ... (supervising orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
- Cinderella (1997) ... (music arranger: songs)
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video) (music arranger: songs and score) / (orchestrator: songs)
 1999 Superstar (orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1999 Bartok the Magnificent (Video) (conductor) / (song orchestrator)
 1998 Mulan (additional score orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman) / (music arranger: songs - as Douglas Besterman) / (orchestrator: songs - as Douglas Besterman)
 1997 Anastasia (conductor: songs - as Douglas Besterman) / (orchestrator: score and songs - as Douglas Besterman)
 1995/I Pocahontas (additional score orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1994 The 48th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (orchestrator - as Douglas Besterman)
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie) (music adapted by - as Douglas Besterman) / (orchestrator)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Seussical (2000). Musical comedy. Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Music by Stephen Flaherty. Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman. Musical Director: David Holcenberg. Dance arrangements by David Chase. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Douglas Besterman
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Has won Broadway's Best Orchestrations Tony Award three times: twice in collaboration with Ralph Burns, in 1999 for "Fosse" and in 2002 for "Thoroughly Modern Millie;" and once on his own in 2001 for "The Producers, the new Mel Brooks musical." He was nominated for the award in 2000 for "The Music Man." See more »

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