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Simpsons Composer Gets 25th Emmy Nomination

Simpsons News — Posted 10 Sep, 2004 by Scott

The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast on ABC TV, Sunday, September 19th 2004 and sees a host of ex Berklee College of Music students and a faculty member pick up nominations.

Alf Clausen, who leads one of the last remaining live orchestras on television, is nominated in two categories: Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Dramatic Underscore), The Simpsons, "Treehouse Of Horror XIV;" and Outstanding Music And Lyrics, The Simpsons, "The President Wore Pearls," lyrics by Dana Gould. Clausen has been the composer for several television series, including Moonlighting, for which he received six Emmy nominations; The Simpsons, for which he has received two Emmy awards and 16 additional Emmy nominations; ALF; and The Critic. His feature film credits include Half-Baked, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Splash, and Weird Science. Clausen, class of 1966, studied arranging and composition at Berklee and has also been an instructor at the College. Full Story.

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