Singer-songwriter, composer, and arranger who composed the music for Toy Story. He has won two Academy Awards, being nominated for twenty.
In 2007, he was inducted as a Disney Legend.
Ray Charles was his greatest musical influence growing up.
He attended University High School, which funneled him into UCLA. He did not graduate from UCLA, however.
He married Roswitha Schmale on June 16, 1967; after their divorce in 1985, he remarried Gretchen Preece in 1990.
- The meaning of the name Newman: The New Man