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Stephen Schwartz was born on March 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a composer and writer, known for The Prince of Egypt (1998), Pocahontas (1995) and Enchanted (2007). He has been married to Carole Piasecki since July 6, 1969. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Prince of Egypt Music Department
Pocahontas Music Department
Enchanted Music Department
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Music Department


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 2024 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Latin translator: lyrics) / (Songs: lyrics by) / (songs: lyrics by) (announced)
 2024 Wicked (music and lyrics by) (pre-production)
 2022 Disenchanted (lyricist) (completed)
 2021 Wicked in Concert (TV Special) (music & lyrics by)
 2021 Stage-To-Screen (TV Series short) (written by - 1 episode)
- God Help the Outcasts (2021) ... (written by)
  Fosse/Verdon (TV Mini Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2019) (music - 1 episode, 2019) (music and lyrics copyright - 1 episode, 2019)
- Glory (2019) ... (lyrics: Pippin) / (music: Pippin) / (music and lyrics copyright: Pippin ©1972, ©2000, ©2013)
 2015 Children of the Wind (Short) (lyrics by)
 2012 A Broadway Lullaby (Documentary short) (song)
 2012 Park Bench (Short) (composer: stock music)
 2007 Enchanted (songs: lyrics by)
 2007 Johnny and the Sprites (TV Series short) (composer - 6 episodes)
- Seymour's Guest/Root of Passage (2007) ... (composer: main title theme)
- Ginger Listens/Aloha, Johnny (2007) ... (composer: main title theme)
- The Sprites & the What?!/Doctor Basil (2007) ... (composer: main title theme)
- Johnny's Sister Tina/Spritesgiving! (2007) ... (composer: main title theme)
- Root's Dadoots/The Rare Nospotalotacus (2007) ... (composer: main title theme)
 2004 Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (Video) (lyrics - uncredited) / (music producer - uncredited)
 2000 Joseph: King of Dreams (Video) (music consultant)
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (music and lyrics by - 1 episode)
- Geppetto (2000) ... (music and lyrics by)
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (original songs)
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (song producer) / (songs: lyrics by)
 1995/I Pocahontas (songs: lyrics by) / (songs producer)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (music and lyrics by - 1 episode)
- Working (1982) ... (music and lyrics by)
 1973 Godspell Goes to Plimoth Plantation for Thanksgiving (TV Movie) (songs: from "Godspell")
 1973 Godspell (from the play with music and lyrics by) / (music and lyrics by) / (musical scoring) / (principal musician: keyboards)
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Other Works:

His musical, "Godspell", was performed in a Library Theatre Company production at the Forum Theatre in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, England with Caroline Bernstein, Yvonne Edgell, Martin George and Angelo Gibson in the cast. Howard Lloyd-Lewis was the director. See more »

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Carole Piasecki  (2 children)

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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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