Tim Rice

Rice in 2020 Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English lyricist and author. He is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote, among other shows, ''Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'', ''Jesus Christ Superstar'', and ''Evita''; ''Chess'' (with Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA); ''Aida'' (with Elton John); and for Disney ''Aladdin'' (with Alan Menken), ''The Lion King'' (with John), both the stage adaptation of ''Beauty and the Beast'' and the live-action film adaption (with Menken). He also wrote lyrics for the Alan Menken musical ''King David'', and for DreamWorks Animation's ''The Road to El Dorado'' (with John).

Rice was knighted by Elizabeth II for services to music in 1994. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is a 1999 inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and is the 2023 recipient of its Johnny Mercer Award, is a Disney Legend recipient, and is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors. In addition to his awards in the UK, he is one of nineteen artists to have won an Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Tony in the US.

Rice twice hosted the Brit Awards (in 1983 and 1984). The 2020 ''Sunday Times Rich List'' values Rice's wealth at £155m; the 21st-richest music millionaire in the UK. Provided by Wikipedia
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