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Howard Ashman
Birth: May 3, 1950
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1991
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion Picture Composer, Writer, Producer. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he moved to New York City in 1974 to work for a publishing house as an editor. His work attracted attention and he became an artistic director for WPA Theatre in 1977. In 1982 he met and collaborated with Alan Menken on the highest grossing off-Broadway hit, "The Little Shop Of Horrors." In 1991 he again collaborated with Menken on Disney's, "The Little Mermaid" (1989). That same year they won the Oscar for the song "Under The Sea" which was featured in the film. He also worked on other films, some that were released after his death. They include "Little Shop Of Horrors" (1986), "Oliver & Company" (1988), "Cartoon All-Stars To The Rescue" (1990), "Beauty And The Beast" (1991), "Aladdin" (1992), "Aladdin II: The Return Of Jafar" (1994), "Aladdin On Ice" (1995), "Beauty And The Beast: A Concert On Ice" (1996), "Michelle Kwan Skates To Disney's Greatest Hits" (1999) and "The Little Mermaid II: Return To The Sea" (2000). He died from complications of AIDS in 1991 at the age of 40. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Oheb Shalom Memorial Park
Reisterstown
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 18, 2002
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- Nik
 Added: Dec. 1, 2014
Remembering you on World AIDS Day, 2014. Rest in peace.
- Jessica
 Added: Dec. 1, 2014

- Nik
 Added: Nov. 20, 2014
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