Music And Composers In Lin Manuel Miranda's Music

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Lin Manuel Miranda, actor, lyricist, composer, singer, and songwriter. A lengthy title, but one that is well deserved and well earned. Although there are many talented musical artists, Lin is one of the best, some might even say the best. His work is well known, appeals to a variety of people, and teaches something to those who listen to it; whether that may be a lesson about love, life, and betrayal, or whether it is about finding one’s self. In the music world, Lin Manuel Miranda is well known for his musicals and his songs written for movies. Over the course of his musical career, Miranda has written countless songs for various things from musicals to movies. He has won over twenty awards for his projects, some of which are for his newest musical Hamilton, which took him six years to complete. Not only do his projects and music win awards, but he does as well. There are many, for example he has has one the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics as well as the Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music. ( ) As talented artists go, Miranda is the best. He is everything that an artist should be: dedicated,…show more content…
For instance, the first time I listened to Hamilton, a musical written by Miranda, I didn’t think that I would care about the American Revolution. Oh, how wrong I was. When I listened to the whole two hours and thirty minutes of the soundtrack, I became obsessed. Not only that, I realized that there are different sides to every story and different ways of thinking. That’s not the only thing I realized. With lyrics like “Let me tell you what I wish I’d known, when I was young and dreamed of glory, you have no control, who lives, who dies, who tells your story.”, I felt different, I had a new perspective on how to
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