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Alain Boublil

Alain Boublil was born in Tunisia and imigrated to Paris, France at 18. He worked in music publishing before writing lyrics for French pop music. He became enamored with musical theatre and began working with another composer, Claude-Michel Schonberg. He lives in London and is the father of four sons. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2014) ... (lyrics: "On My Own")
 2014 Sherlock (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Empty Hearse (2014) ... (lyrics: "Do You Hear the People Sing?" - uncredited)
 2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2013 Secret Voices of Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables - as Alain Albert Boublil)
 2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.4 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Bring Him Home", "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream", "Suddenly" (uncredited), "One Day More" (uncredited))
  Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- Diva (2013) ... (lyrics: "Bring Him Home" - uncredited)
- Dream On (2010) ... (music: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2009) ... (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Fantine's Death (Come to Me)")
 2012 Les Misérables (writer: "In My Life", "Drink With Me", "Do You Hear The People Sing?", "On Parole", "Beggars At The Feast", "Valjean Arrested, Valjean Forgiven", "Turning", "Valjean's Soliloquy", "At the End of the Day", "The Sewers", "The Runaway Cart", "Lovely Ladies", "I Dreamed a Dream", "Fantine's Arrest", "Who Am I?", "Bring Him Home", "Come to Me", "The Confrontation", "Javert's Suicide", "The Final Battle", "Castle on a Cloud", "Empty Chairs At Empty Tables", "Epilogue", "Master of the House", "Suddenly", "Stars", "Look Down", "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "Eponine's Errand", "ABC Café / Red and Black", "A Heart Full of Love", "On My Own", "Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More!", "Little People", "A Little Fall Of Rain", "The Night Of Anguish", "The Bishop", "The Well Scene", "The Thénardier Waltz Of Treachery", "Work Song", "Building The Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "Javert's Arrival", "Every Day/A Heart Full Of Love (Reprise)", "The Death of Gavroche", "The Wedding", "Valjean's Confession", "Suddenly (Reprise)")
 2011 Homenaje a Plácido Domingo (TV Movie) (writer: "Estrellas")
 2011 The Nostalgia Chick (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Les Miserables: The Musical (2011) ... (lyrics: "The Confrontation", "One Day More")
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Per què he plorat? (2010) ... (lyrics: "One Day More - Finale")
 2010 Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (lyrics: "Prologue: Work Song", "Prologue: On Parole/Valjean Arrested, Valjean Forgiven", "Prologue: What Have I Done?", "At the End of the Day", "I Dreamed a Dream", "Lovely Ladies" (uncredited), "Fantine's Arrest", "The Runaway Cart", "Who Am I?", "Come to Me", "Confrontation", "Castle on a Cloud", "Master of the House", "The Bargain/Waltz of Treachery", "Look Down", "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "Stars", "The ABC Café/Red and Black", "Do You Hear the People Sing?", "In My Life", "A Heart Full of Love", "The Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More", "Building the Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "The Letter", "On My Own", "At the Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "Javert's Arrival/Little People", "A Little Fall of Rain", "Night of Anguish", "The First Attack", "Drink with Me", "Bring Him Home", "The Final Battle", "Dog Eats Dog (The Sewers)", "Javert's Suicide", "Turning", "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", "Every Day - A Heart Full of Love (Reprise)", "Valjean's Confession", "The Wedding", "Beggars at the Feast", "Valjean's Death", "The Finale", "The Sewers" (uncredited))
 2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Ryan Phillippe/Ke$ha (2010) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.88 (2010) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
- Episode #1.56 (2009) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... (writer: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Round Eight: Results Show (2009) ... (lyrics: "I Dreamed a Dream")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode, 2004) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1995)
- Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004) ... ("At the End of the Day" and One Day More")
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... (lyrics: "At the End of the Day", "I Dreamed A Dream", "Who Am I?", "Come to Me", "Castle on a Cloud", "Master Of The House", "Look Down", "Stars", "Red and Black/Do You Hear the People Sing", "In My Life/A Heart Full of Love", "One Day More", "On My Own", "Upon These Stones", "Little People", "A Little Fall of Rain", "Drink with Me", "Bring Him Home", "Javert's Suicide", "Turning", "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", "Beggars at the Feast", "Finale")
 1991 Seinfeld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Jacket (1991) ... (writer: "Master of the House" - uncredited)
 1987 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 June 1987 (1987) ... (lyrics: "I Dream a Dream")
 1982 Les Misérables ("La Faute à Voltaire")
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Claude-Michel Schonburg and his musical, "Miss Saigon," was performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London, England with Jonathan Pryce, Claire Moore, Simon Bowman, Peter Polycarpou, Keith Burns, Lea Salonga, and Monique Wilson in the cast. See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on 'Les Miserables', 2012] The prophecy of Hugo has not budged. Nothing he prophesied 150 years ago has become irrelevant today.

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He was awarded the 1997 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Musical of 1996 for Martin Guerre. See more »

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