Lin‐Manuel Miranda - Sondz

Overview

Lin-Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) is an American actor, rapper, songwriter, playwright and filmmaker. He is known for creating the Broadway musicals Hamilton (2015), In the Heights (2005), and the soundtrack of Disney's Encanto (2021). His accolades include three Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, an Annie Award, a MacArthur Fellowship Award, a Kennedy Center Honor, and a Pulitzer Prize.

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Miranda made his Broadway debut in the 2008 musical In the Heights, in which he starred and wrote the music and lyrics. The production was a critical and commercial success, winning the Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Original Score, and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. The stage musical was adapted into a film released in June 2021. Miranda gained wider recognition for writing the script, mus...

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Born16 Jan. 1980 (Age: 42), in Manhattan
AreaUnited States
Years active14
StatusActive
GenderMale
Label(s)Walt Disney RecordsAtlanticFPGhostlight RecordsHamilton Uptown Limited Liability CompanyBack Lot MusicRadiotopia

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