Jack Feldman
Occupation(s)Songwriter, Lyricist

Jack Feldman is an American lyricist who has written songs for television, film, and Broadway. He has worked on many Disney movies ranging from Oliver & Company to The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, collaborating with Alan Menken on the songs for Newsies.[1] He wrote the lyrics for Barry Manilow's Grammy Award–winning song "Copacabana" and won a Tony along with Alan Menken for the stage musical version of Newsies.[2] Feldman grew up on Long Island.


Jack Feldman wrote the lyrics in the following works.




Awards and nominations

Award Year Category Nominee Result
13th Golden Raspberry Awards 1993 Worst Original Song for: Newsies (1992)

Shared with: Alan Menken (music)
For the song "High Times, Hard Times"

15th Golden Raspberry Awards 1995 Worst Original Song for: Thumbelina (1994)

Shared with: Barry Manilow (music) and Bruce Sussman (lyrics)
For the song "Marry The Mole!"

Annie Awards 1999 Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production for: The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

Shared with: Tom Snow (composer) and Marty Panzer (lyricist)
For the song "We Are One"

Tony Awards 2012 Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Newsies Won


  1. ^ "Jack Feldman Biography". Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Tony 2012 Winners". Retrieved 28 March 2013.