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NDSU alumnus scores 500th episode of ‘The Simpsons’

Published: 03 February 2012

NDSU alumnus Alf Clausen (B.S. ’63), music director and arranger/composer for television’s longest running show, “The Simpsons,” will score his 500th episode for the show on Friday, Feb. 3.

Clausen, a native of Jamestown ND, and winner of two Emmy awards, has scored music for many well known films and television shows including, “The Naked Gun,” “Dragnet,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “The Donny and Marie Show” and “Airplane 2: The Sequel.”

“The Simpsons” recently surpassed “Gunsmoke” as the longest running show in television history.

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