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Daniel M. "Danny" Troob is an American arranger, orchestrator, musician, and composer, who worked on many Disney productions ranging from film and theatre.

Troob was born in 1949 and made his debut at Carnegie Hall at age 12 with an orchestral work orchestrated by himself and conducted by Leopold Stokowski. He graduated in 1966 from Forest Hills High School in Forest Hills, Queens, New York and majored in Music at Harvard (Class of 1970). He began his career on and off Broadway as an orchestor and arranger for shows, like Side by Side by Sondheim, Pacific Overtures, Goodtime Charley, Bring Back Birdie, Footloose, The 101 Dalamtians Musical, Shrek The Musical, and Rodgers + Hammerstien's Cinderella were he won a Drama Desk Award. He also worked on revivals of Little Shop of Horrors, The Pajama Game, Gypsy, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Along with fellow assocites Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and David Friedman, Troob worked on Disney Renaissance films, like Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Outside of Disney, he conrtibuted to Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Shining Through, Last Action Hero, Cousin Bette, and The Producers.

Disney Career

Filmography

Year Film Position
1991 Beauty and the Beast Orchestrator
Song Arranger
1992 Newsies Music Arranger: Vocal arrangements
Songs Orchestrator
Conductor
1992 Aladdin Orchestrations: song and score
Song Arranger
1994 The Lion King Additional Arrangements
1995 A Goofy Movie Arranger
Orchestrator: "After Today"
1995 Pocahontas Conductor: score
Music Arranger: songs
Orchestrator
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Additional score orchestrator
1997 Hercules Music Arranger
Orchestrator
1997 Cinderella (1997) Composer: additional music
Music arranger: songs
Music Adapter
1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Addtional orchestrator
1999 Annie Musical Underscore
Orchestrator
2000 Geppetto Song Orchestrator
2000 The Tigger Movie Orchestrator - uncredited
2000 The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Conductor
Orchestrator: score
Composer
2001 Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure Conductor: score
Orchestrator
Composer
2001 Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Orchestrator
2003 Piglet's Big Movie Orchestrator
2004 Home on the Range Additional Orchestrator
2004 Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers Musical Director - uncredited
2005 Once Upon A Mattress lead orchestrator
2007 Enchanted Orchestrator: all songs and animated score
2010 Tangled Additional Orchestrations
2017 Beauty and the Beast Orchestrator: Songs
2018 Mary Poppins Returns Additional Orchestrator

Stage Credits

Year Film Position
1994 Beauty and the Beast Orchestrator
1997 King David Additional orchestrations
2008 The Little Mermaid Orchestrator
2011 Newsies Orchestrator
2014 Aladdin Orchestrator

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1920s—1970s
Disney's Nine Old Men: Milt KahlFrank ThomasOllie JohnstonLes ClarkJohn LounsberyMarc DavisWard KimballEric LarsonWolfgang Reitherman

Animators: Bill TytlaArt BabbittLee BlairPreston BlairFred MooreShamus CulhaneCy YoungDon LuskNorman FergusonHal KingJack HannahDick KinneyHal AmbroKen O'BrienJudge WhitakerBill JusticeDon BluthGary GoldmanCharles A. NicholsBlaine GibsonJohn EwingWalt StanchfieldFred HellmichAmby PaliwodaWilfred JacksonXavier AtencioBen SharpsteenEarl HurdDale OliverEric CleworthDavid HandFred SpencerJulius SvendsenEd BenedictKenneth MuseRudolf IsingHugh HarmanFriz FrelengJack CuttingWalt KellyLeo Salkin
Visual Development, Layout, Background Artists and Character Designers: Gustaf TenggrenMary BlairMarjorie RalstonLillian BoundsJoe GrantMel ShawClaude CoatsDon DaGradiJohn HenchEyvind EarleKen O'ConnorThor PutnamAlbert HurterJohn HubleyHerbert RymanDon GriffithBasil DavidovichJack BoydPeter EllenshawRuthie TompsonEarl Duvall
Storyboard Artists and Writers: Bill PeetRalph WrightDick HuemerFloyd NormanYale GraceyTed SearsErdman PennerJoe RinaldiWinston HiblerOtto EnglanderWilliam CottrellBill BergAl BertinoT. HeeHomer BrightmanTed OsbourneLarry ClemmonsHarry Reeves
Directors: Clyde GeronimiHamilton LuskeJack KinneyTed BermanRichard RichNathan GrenoGeorge ScribnerRiley ThomsonDick LundyJack KingBurt Gillett
Producers: Walt DisneyRon MillerKen AndersonDon DuckwallPerce Pearce

1980s—Present
Renaissance Directors: Rob MinkoffRoger AllersGary TrousdaleKirk WiseChris SandersMark DindalJohn Musker

Story Trust Directors: Ron ClementsChris BuckByron HowardDon HallChris WilliamsRich MooreStephen J. Anderson
Producers: Peter Del VechoClark SpencerRoy ConliDorothy McKimDon Hahn
Chief Creative Officer: Jennifer Lee
Associated Figures: Bob IgerRoy Edward DisneyMichael EisnerJohn LasseterEd CatmullJeffrey KatzenbergBob Chapek
Signature Voice Actors: Jim CummingsAlan TudykKatie LowesJohn DiMaggioMaurice LaMarcheJodi BensonDavid Ogden StiersJesse CortiPaul BriggsRaymond S. PersiPhil JohnstonFrank WelkerBill FarmerBrian Cummings
Signature Musicians: Sherman Brothers Robert B. Sherman Richard Sherman Alan Menken Kristen Anderson-Lopez Robert LopezLin-Manuel MirandaHoward AshmanTim RicePhil CollinsGlenn SlaterStephen SchwartzMarc ShaimanDanny Troob
Supervising Animators: Glen KeaneAndreas DejaAlex KupershmidtEric GoldbergMark HennJohn PomeroyRandy HaycockDale BaerT. Daniel HofstedtTony BancroftTom BancroftTony FucileAnthony DeRosaRuss EdmondsMichael SurreyBruce W.SmithDuncan MarjoribanksRuben AquinoNik RanieriRon HusbandRick FarmiloeTom SitoTony AnselmoRandy Cartwright
Visual Development & Storyboard Artists: Dean DeBloisLisa KeeneClaire KeaneBrittney LeeJin KimShiyoon KimCory Loftis

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