John, Elton

John, Elton Wrote the music for the songs in The Lion King with Tim Rice writing the lyrics. They won an Academy Award for “Can You Feel the Love Tonight, ” and provided additional material for the Broadway version of the film. He also cooperated with Rice on Elaborate Lives: The Legend of Aida (later Aida) for the stage. He was named a Disney Legend in 2006, and later served as executive producer of Gnomeo & Juliet. He appeared on Lady Gaga & The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular. He returned to write songs for The Lion King (2019), performing “Never Too Late” for the film’s end credits.