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Moose Charlap (1928–1974)

Composer and songwriter ("Mademoiselle", "Great Day in the Morning"), educated at the University of Pennsylvania (where he wrote Mask & Wig shows), the University of Wisconsin and the Philadelphia Conservatory. He also studied music with Tibor Serly. He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Peter Pan", "Whoop-Up", and "The Conquering Hero" and the ... See full bio »


(age 45)

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21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street Soundtrack
Look Who's Talking Now
Human Nature
Human Nature Soundtrack
A Dirty Shame
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 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie) (music: "Overture", "Tender Shepherd", "I Gotta Crow!", "I'm Flying", "Pirate March", "Pirate March" (reprise), "Hook's Tango", "Hook's Tarantella", "I Won't Grow Up!", "When I Went Home", "I'm Flying (Reprise)", "I Gotta Crow (Reprise)", "Only Pretend/Tender Shepherd (Reprise)", "I Won't Grow Up (Reprise)")
 2012 21 Jump Street (writer: "I've Gotta Crow" - as Mark Charlap)
 2004 A Dirty Shame (writer: "The Backwards Alphabet")
 2003 It Runs in the Family (writer: "Here I Am in Love Again")
 2001 Human Nature (music: "I've Gotta Crow" (1954) - as Mark Charlap)
 1999 The 53rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "I'm Flying")
 1993 Look Who's Talking Now (writer: "I'm Flying" - as Mark Charlap)
 1991 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 July 1991 (1991) ... (music: "I'm Flying")
 1980 Mork & Mindy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Looney Tunes and Morkie Melodies (1980) ... (music: "I Won't Grow Up")
 1971 Cry Uncle (lyrics: "Cry Uncle (Come With Me)") / (music: "Cry Uncle (Come With Me)")
 1970 Guess What We Learned in School Today? (writer: "Guess What We Learned in School Today?")
 1969 Hans Brinker (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Proper Manners", "When He/She Speaks", "Hymn to St. Nicholas") / (music: "Proper Manners", "When He/She Speaks", "Hymn to St. Nicholas")
 1966 Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie) ("Alice Is Coming to Tea" (Alicia viene a tomar el té)., "Through the Looking Glass" (opening & closing theme), "The Backwards Alphabet" (El alfabeto al revés)., "There Are two Sides to Everything", "Some Summer Day" (Algún día de verano)., "I Wasn't Meant to Be a Queen", "Keep on the Grass" (Sigue en la hierba)., "Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are", "The Jabberwock Song" (La canción del Jabberwock)., "Jabberwock Song" (2:00), "There Are two Sides to Everything" (Hay dos lados para todo)., "Keep on the Grass", "Not if You Run Away" (No si te escapas)., "Some Summer Day", "I Wasn't Meant to Be a Queen" (Yo no estaba destinada a ser una reina)., "The Backwards Alphabet" (2:09), "The Backwards Alphabet", "Twas Brillig" (Twas brillig)., "Who Are You?", "Who Are You?" (3:08), "Opening & Closing Theme" (Tema de apertura y cierre)., "Twas Brillig", "'Twas Brillig" (2:17), "Alice Is Coming to Tea", "Alice Is Coming to Tea" (2:44), "Through the Looking Glass" [Chorus] (1:34))
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Special) (music: "Tender Shepherd", "I Gotta Crow", "I'm Flying", "Pirate Song", "Hook's Tango" (A Princely Scheme), "Indians", "Hook's Tarantella" (Another Princely Scheme), "I Won't Grow Up", "The Battle" (instrumental))
 1957 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 April 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "Love Is a Feeling" - uncredited)
 1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rosemary Clooney (1957) ... (writer: "Love Is a Feelin'" - uncredited)
 1951 Rhythm Inn (music: "Past the Age of Innocence")
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Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He was musical composer for J.M. Barrie's play, "Peter Pan," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Carolyn Leigh was lyricist. Mark S. Hoebee was artistic director. Patti Colombo was choreographer. See more »

Alternate Names:

Mark Charlap | Morris I. 'Moose' Charlap | Morris Charlap

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Son: Thomas Charlap (bass player). See more »

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