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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 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2021 Mashup (Short)
 2012 Les Misérables (based on: the original stage musical "Les Misérables" - as Boubil) / (screenplay by)
 2010 Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (book by) / (original text: French)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (book by - 1 episode, 1995) (original French text - 1 episode, 1995)
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... (book by) / (original French text)
 1995 Les Misérables the Dream Cast in Concert (TV Special) (Written by)
 1985 AbbaCaDaBra (TV Movie)
 1983 Abbacadabra (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
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Michel Schonberg and his musical, "Les Miserables," based on Victor Hugo's novel was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Herbert Kretzmer was lyricist. See more »

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


Claude Michel Schonberg and his musical, "Les Miserables" at the Drury Lane Productions in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2014 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Musical Production. See more »

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