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Stephen Schwartz (I)


Stephen Schwartz was born on March 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Carole Piasecki since July 6, 1969. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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  Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (music - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2014)
- 100 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Defying Gravity" - uncredited) / (music: "Defying Gravity" - uncredited)
- New York (2011) ... (lyrics: "For Good" - uncredited) / (music: "For Good" - uncredited)
- Wheels (2009) ... (lyrics: "Defying Gravity" - uncredited) / (music: "Defying Gravity" - uncredited)
  Super Fun Night (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Pilot (2013) ... (lyrics: "Defying Gravity", "I'm Not that Girl" - uncredited) / (music: "Defying Gravity", "I'm Not that Girl" - uncredited)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Corner of the Sky", "Magic To Do")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Finale (2012) ... (writer: "For Good")
 2012 The 66th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Day by Day", "Light of the World")
 2012 Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony (TV Special) (writer: "I'm Not That Girl", "For Good", "Defying Gravity")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2003) (music - 1 episode, 2003)
- Ben Stiller/Whitney Cummings/Godspell (2011) ... (writer: "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord", "Day By Day", "Light of the World" - uncredited)
- Dakota Fanning/Rocco DiSpirito/Wicked (2003) ... (lyrics: "Defying Gravity") / (music: "Defying Gravity")
 2011 Schwartz: Seance Is a 'Wicked' Mistress (Video documentary short) (writer: "Séance on a Wet Afternoon")
 2010 Army Wives (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Evasive Maneuvers (2010) ... (writer: "Slice")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.66 (2009) ... (writer: "When You Believe")
- Episode #1.63 (2009) ... (writer: "When You Believe")
 2009 Zombieland (writer: "Popular from 'Wicked'")
 2009 This Morning (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 July 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Popular")
 2009 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 May 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Colors of the Wind" - uncredited)
 2009 Fama ¡a bailar! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.101 (2009) ... (writer: "When You Believe")
 2009 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad Dreams (2009) ... (writer: "Corner of the Sky" - uncredited)
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.1 (2008) ... (writer: "When You Believe" - uncredited)
  Bones (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Wannabe in the Weeds (2008) ... (lyrics: "Corner of the Sky" - uncredited) / (music: "Corner of the Sky" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Amy Adams/Vampire Weekend (2008) ... (lyrics: "What Is This Feeling?") / (music: "What Is This Feeling?")
 2008 The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Happy Working Song", "That's How You Know", "So Close")
  Ugly Betty (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2007) (music - 1 episode, 2007)
- Something Wicked This Way Comes (2007) ... (lyrics: "Popular", "I'm Not That Girl", "Defying Gravity") / (music: "Popular", "I'm Not That Girl", "Defying Gravity")
 2007 Enchanted (lyrics: "True Love's Kiss", "Happy Working Song", "That's How You Know", "So Close", "Ever Ever After") / (producer: "True Love's Kiss", "Happy Working Song", "That's How You Know", "So Close")
 2007 Yu-Gi-Oh! Cr@psule Monsters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cr@psule Monsters 1 (2007) ... (writer: "Colors of the Wind" - uncredited)
 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary) (lyrics: "Defying Gravity", "No One Mourns the Wicked", "One Short Day", "Popular", "What Is This Feeling", "Which Way Is The Party", "The Wizard and I") / (music: "Defying Gravity", "No One Mourns the Wicked", "One Short Day", "Popular", "What Is This Feeling", "Which Way Is The Party", "The Wizard and I") / (performer: "Defying Gravity")
 2007 Autism: The Musical (Documentary) (writer: "I'm Not That Girl")
 2005 Eve and the Fire Horse (writer: "O Bless the Lord My Soul")
 2004 Noel (lyrics: "Winter Light")
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Defying Gravity", "No One Mourns the Wicked") / (music: "Defying Gravity", "No One Mourns the Wicked")
 2002 Stars and the Moon: Betty Buckley Live at the Donmar (Video) (writer: "Meadowlark")
  Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002)
- Episode #2.6 (2002) ... (writer: "When You Believe")
- Gala Disney (2002) ... (lyrics: "Si no te conociera (If I Never Knew You)", "Colores en el viento (Colors of the Wind)") / (writer: "Sueña (Someday)")
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... (writer: "Sueña")
  Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2001) (music - 1 episode, 2001)
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... (lyrics: "Manson Trio") / (music: "Manson Trio")
 2001 Steve Carell Salutes Steve Carell (TV Movie) (music: "All Good Gifts" - uncredited)
 2001 Wet Hot American Summer (writer: "Day By Day")
 2001 Scotland, Pa. (writer: "Day By Day")
 2000 Meet the Parents (writer: "Day By Day")
 2000 Geppetto (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Toys", "Empty Heart", "And Son", "Just Because It's Magic", "Bravo, Stromboli!", "Satisfaction Guaranteed", "Pleasure Island", "Since I Gave My Heart Away") / (music: "Toys", "Empty Heart", "And Son", "Just Because It's Magic", "Bravo, Stromboli!", "Satisfaction Guaranteed", "Pleasure Island", "Since I Gave My Heart Away")
 1999 The 71st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "When You Believe")
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (lyrics: "Deliver Us", "Queen's Reprise", "Through Heaven's Eyes", "Playing with the Big Boys", "When You Believe") / (music: "Deliver Us", "Queen's Reprise", "Through Heaven's Eyes", "Playing with the Big Boys", "When You Believe") / (writer: "All I Ever Wanted", "The Plagues", "When You Believe")
  The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1998) (music - 1 episode, 1998)
- Episode dated 25 November 1998 (1998) ... (lyrics: "When You Believe") / (music: "When You Believe")
 1998 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Honor to Us All (Video short) (lyrics: "A Guy Like You")
 1997 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zero to Hero (Video) (lyrics: "Topsy Turvy", "Colors Of The Wind")
 1996 The O-Zone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 August 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Someday")
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (lyrics: "Someday") / (writer: "The Bells of Notre Dame", "Out There", "Topsy Turvy", "God Help the Outcasts", "Heaven's Light/Hellfire", "A Guy Like You", "The Court of Miracles", "The Bells of Notre Dame (Reprise)", "Heaven's Light (Reprise)")
 1996 The 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Colors of the Wind")
 1995 Pocahontas (lyrics: "The Virginia Company" (1995), "The Virginia Company" (Reprise) (1995), "Steady as the Beating Drum" (1995), "Steady as the Beating Drum" (Reprise) (1995), "Just Around the Riverbend" (1995), "Listen with Your Heart I, II, III" (1995), "Mine, Mine, Mine" (1995), "Colors of the Wind" (1995), "Savages" (Part 1) (1995), "Savages" (Part 2) (1995), "Listen With Your Heart - Part 1") / (writer: "Listen With Your Heart - Part 2")
 1993 Life with Mikey (lyrics: "COLD ENOUGH TO SNOW")
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Best of Broadway (1985) ... (writer: "All For The Best")
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "No Time at All")
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1982) (music - 1 episode, 1982)
- Working (1982) ... (lyrics: "All the Live Long Day", "Neat to Be a Newsboy", "It's an Art", "Fathers and Sons") / (music: "All the Live Long Day", "Neat to Be a Newsboy", "It's an Art", "Fathers and Sons")
 1982 Echoes (writer: "Time Out of Mind", "Tailspin", "A Night on the Town")
 1981 Pippin: His Life and Times (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Magic to Do", "Corner of the Sky", "Welcome Home", "War Is a Science", "Glory", "Simple Joys", "No Time at All", "With You", "Spread a Little Sunshine", "Morning Glow", "On the Right Track", "Kind of Woman", "Extraordinary", "Love Song", "Finale") / (music: "Magic to Do", "Corner of the Sky", "Welcome Home", "War Is a Science", "Glory", "Simple Joys", "No Time at All", "With You", "Spread a Little Sunshine", "Morning Glow", "On the Right Track", "Kind of Woman", "Extraordinary", "Love Song", "Finale")
 1976 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1976) ... (writer: "Corner of the Sky" - uncredited)
 1973 Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew (music: "Save The People", "Day By Day", "Turn Back, O Man", "Bless The Lord", "All Good Gifts") / (writer: "We Beseech Thee", "Prepare Ye (The Way Of The Lord)", "Learn Your Lessons Well", "All For The Best", "Light Of The World", "Alas For You", "Beautiful City", "On The Willows", "Finale")
 1972 Butterflies Are Free ("Butterflies Are Free")
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His musical, "Pippin", was performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Paul Nicholas, Patricia Hodge and Elisabeth Welch in the cast. See more »

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Ironically, being a major Broadway composer, he's lost the Tony award six times, whereas for writing songs for animated movies he's received three Oscars. His six Tony nominations are: in 1973, as Best Score (Musical), both music and lyrics for "Pippin;" in 1977, as Best Score, both music and lyrics, for "Godspell;" in 1978, as Best Book (Musical) and, for both music and lyrics, as one of several... See more »

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