Alf Clausen

Alf Clausen

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alf Clausen (born March 28, 1941) is an American film and television composer. He is best known for his work scoring many episodes of The Simpsons, of which he has been the sole composer since 1990. Clausen has scored or orchestrated music for more than 30 films and television shows, including Moonlighting, The Naked Gun, ALF and Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Clausen was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in Jamestown, North Dakota. Clausen was interested in music from a young age. He counts composer Henry Mancini as one of his heroes; his book Sounds and Scores inspired him. He sang in his high school choir and began playing the French horn in the seventh grade and also learnt piano. He continued playing and learnt to play the bass guitar, stopping singing because the choir met at the same time as the band. He studied mechanical engineering at North Dakota State University although, after being inspired by his pianist cousin, switched his major to musical more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136559625
  • 9786136559629