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Mark Shaiman
(October 22, 1959 - living) U.S.A.

Mark Shaiman

Composer

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Composer, lyricist, arranger, musical director and music producer, born in New Jersey. He often works together with his partner, director and writer Scott Wittman. In the record industry he has worked with Bette Midler, Rosemary Clooney, Nathan Lane and Barbra Streisand.

Mark wrote the Oscar-nominated song for the South Park movie, "Blame Canada"; he also wrote the music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical Hairspray, based on the John Waters film.

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Film soundtrack:
  • Beaches (1988)
  • When Harry met Sally (1989)
  • Misery (1990)
  • The Addams Family (1991)
  • City Slickers (1991)
  • A few good men (1992)
  • Sister Act (1992)
  • Addams Family Values (1993)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  • The American president (1995)
  • First Wives Club (1996)
  • Mother (1996)
  • George of the Jungle (1997)
  • In & Out (1997)
  • Patch Adams (1998)
  • South Park - Bigger, longer and uncut (1999)
  • 61* (2001)

Musical:
  • Livin' Dolls
  • Dementos
  • Trilogy of Terror
  • The G-String Murders
  • Hairspray (2002)
Website: http://shaiman.filmmusic.com
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