8 things to learn about Coco songwriter and double EGOT winner Robert Lopez

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The songwriter who simply won the Oscar (with his other half, Kristen Anderson-Lopez) for Coco‘s “Remember Me” likewise simply ended up being the very first individual in history to double EGOT– a.k.a. win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony … two times. And, no huge offer, however he’s likewise the youngest individual ever to EGOT, and the individual who did it the fastest– simply 10 years.

So exactly what else do you have to learn about the EGOT GOAT?

He and his other half likewise composed the tunes for Frozen

Lopez won his very first Oscar for the wi-ckedly skilled Adele Dazeem ballad, “Let It Go,” so blame them for the tunes that your kids have actually been singing for the previous 4 years. He and his other half won 2 Grammys for their deal with the movie– Best Song Written for Visual Media and Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, winning the latter.

He’s a long-lasting New Yorker

Lopez matured in Greenwich Village, and he and Anderson-Lopez presently reside in Park Slope with their 2 children.

He finished from Yale

After Hunter College High School, Lopez went on to go to Yale University where he sang and composed musical plays with the a cappella group The Spizzwinks. He finished in 1997 with a degree in English.

He assisted Lin-Manuel Miranda en route up

Last December, the Hamilton developer tweeted his gratitude for Lopez when triggered with a concern about somebody who opened expert doors for him.

He developed the musical Avenue Q

Avenue Q, an obscene musical about young the adult years spoofing saccharine kids’ shows like Sesame Street ultimately won the Tony for Best Original Score. Lopez and co-writer Jeff Marx had actually at first teamed up on a job called Kermit, Prince of Denmark — a Muppet parody of Hamlet.

Lopez partnered with Matt Stone and Trey Parker on Book of Mormon

The South Park developers dealt with Lopez and Marx to develop Broadway smash The Book of Mormon Lopez had actually formerly stated South Park was a motivation for Avenue Q, which includes tunes like “Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist” and “The Internet is for Porn.” Lopez won Tonys No. 2 and 3 (Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical), and his very first Grammy, for Book of Mormon

He’s composed great deals of tunes for TELEVISION

Lopez dealt with Parker and Stone once again on the South Park episode “Broadway Bro Down.” He composed 4 of the tunes from the Scrubs musical episode, as well as penned tunes for Phineas and Ferb and The Simpsons, in addition to for Neil Patrick Harris when he hosted the Oscars Lopez’s 2 Emmys are for his deal with his sibling on The Wonder Pets.

He’s Actually an EEGGGOOTTT

That’s 3 Grammys, and 3 Tonys. That indicates Lopez is midway to a triple EGOT. And exactly what have you done today?

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