Jack Feldman is an American lyricist who has written songs for television, film, and Broadway. He has worked on many Disney movies ranging from Oliver & Company to The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, collaborating with Alan Menken on the songs for Newsies. He wrote the lyrics for Barry Manilow's Grammy Award–winning song "Copacabana" and won a Tony along with Alan Menken for the stage musical version of Newsies. Feldman grew up on Long Island.
Awards and nominationsEdit
|13th Golden Raspberry Awards||1993||Worst Original Song||for: Newsies (1992)
Alan Menken (music)
|15th Golden Raspberry Awards||1995||Worst Original Song||for: Thumbelina (1994)
Shared with: Barry Manilow (music) and Bruce Sussman (lyrics)
|Annie Awards||1999||Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production||for: The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)||Nominated|
|Tony Awards||2012||Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre||Newsies||Won|