This Day In Music. Randy Newman
Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman was born in Los Angeles, California on November 28, 1943. is an American t who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant and often satirical songs, and for film scores.
Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer.
Newman has received twenty Academy Award nominations in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories and has won twice in the latter category. He has also won three Emmys, six Grammy Awards and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy. Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002, and as a Disney Legend in 2007. Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.