Alf Clausen, Composer With ‘The Simpsons’ For 27 Years, Is Allow Move

Alf Clausen, Composer With ‘The Simpsons’ For 27 Years, Is Let GoEnlarge this image toggle caption Getty Images Getty ImagesAlf Clausen, a Simpsons composer for 27 of the series’ 29 seasons, across 568 episodes, was let go this week, his agent John Tempereau confirmed to NPR.
“There are few things we always counted on,” Temperau says, “death, taxes and Alf Clausen on The Simpsons.
“Clausen is highly respected in Hollywood and has drawn the most Emmy nominations of any composer — including 23 for The Simpsons.
)Clausen also contributed to the shows Alf (“no relation,” his website notes), The Critic and Moonlighting, as well as the film Half-Baked.
“While Clausen didn’t write The Simpsons’ famed opening song — that distinction belongs to Danny Elfman — he departs with some true classics in his wake.

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