Marc Shaiman is an American composer and lyricist who has won several Grammy, Emmy, and Tony awards as well as several Oscar nominations. He composed for several acclaimed films such as When Harry Met Sally..., City Slickers, Sleepless in Seattle, Patch Adams, and Hairspray.

He often collaborates with fellow composer Scott Wittman

Shaiman's Disney compositions include George of the Jungle and The Kid. He also composed the music for the 1991 Touchstone Pictures film Scenes from a Mall and the 1993 Hollywood Pictures film Simon Birch. Most recently, he is set to compose the music for the upcoming 2018 fantasy Mary Poppins Returns.