Clausen Scores 500th Simpsons Episode
February 2, 2012
NDSU Alumnus Alf Clausen (B.S. Music 1963), music director and arranger/composer for television’s longest running show, The Simpsons, will be scoring his 500th episode for the show on Friday, February 3, 2012.
Clausen, a native of Jamestown ND, winner of two Emmy awards and twenty-eight additional nominations, has scored music for many well known films and television shows including the Donny and Marie Show, Moonlighting, ALF (no relation), The Critic, Bette, and Half Baked.
The Simpsons recently surpassed Gunsmoke as the longest running show in television history.