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Lin Manuel Miranda Biography

A Hip-Hop Interpretation of the Founding Fathers

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer, lyricist, and star of “Hamilton,” says that Alexander Hamilton reminds him of Tupac Shakur.


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Six years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform during an evening of song and poetry at the White House. The writer, composer and performer was fresh off of a Tony Award win for In the Heights, his debut hip-hop- and salsa-inflected coming-of-age musical about life in the working-class Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights. But instead of doing something from that show, he debuted a rap about Alexander Hamilton, inspired by Ron Chernow’s landmark biography.


Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Genius Behind "Hamilton," Broadway's Newest Hit

It all moves so fast it’s hard for the audience to catch its breath. There’s a beat, a long quiet beat, at the end of the first act in which the audience gathers itself, then erupts in applause. Then they inch up the aisles to the lobby saying, “They should teach it like this in the schools.” On Alexander Hamilton / Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda (American, Theatre Actor) was born on 16-01-1980. Get more info like birth place, age, birth sign, biography, family, relation & latest news etc.

A Hip-Hop Interpretation of the Founding Fathers

Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, in a scene from “Hamilton.”

Or Hammie, which according to Ron Chernows biography is what his friends called him...


Lin-Manuel Miranda is the Tony-winning performer, songwriter and lyricist for the groundbreaking Broadway musicals 'In the Heights' and 'Hamilton.' Learn more at