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Matt Groening on the Genesis of the Simpsons Theme

September 05, 2014

Simpsons Creator/Executive Producer Matt Groening shares the cartoon composers who influenced The Simpsons Theme. See Matt, The Simpsons characters and your favorite songs live at "The Simpsons Take the Bowl," Sept. 12-14 at the Hollywood Bowl. Carl Stalling, Scott Bradley and Hoyt Curtin were prolific composers for animated films, all of whom Matt Groening enjoyed. But it was Hoyt Curtin's work on themes like "The Jetsons" that had the most impact on his vision for The Simpsons theme.