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Robert Lopez

Born Feb 23, 1975

Robert Lopez is an American composer and lyricist of musicals best known for co-creating the Broadway musical Avenue Q and for co-creating the musical The Book of Mormon, receiving Tony Awards for both works.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Lopez.


1975 Birth Born on February 23, 1975.


1998 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, while participating in the prestigious BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop, he met another aspiring songwriter, Jeff Marx. … Read More
1999 24 Years Old In 1999, Lopez and Marx, who collaborate on both music and lyrics, began work on Avenue Q, a stage musical which, using puppet characters, similar to those on Sesame Street, dealt with adult themes and ideas. … Read More


2006 31 Years Old In early 2006, Robert Lopez collaborated with his brother, Billy, on several episodes of the Nickelodeon series Wonder Pets, for which they shared a Daytime Emmy award with the series' other composers and Music Director, Jeffrey Lesser, in 2008.
As of 2007, the musical's Grammy Award-nominated Original Cast Album has sold over 150,000 copies.
2011 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Lopez again worked with Matt Stone and Trey Parker on the South Park episode "Broadway Bro Down". … Read More
2012 37 Years Old Lopez composed the song for The Simpsons episode "A Totally Fun Thing That Bart Will Never Do Again" titled Enjoy It While You Can which aired on April 29, 2012.
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