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Simpson’s Composer Claims He Was Fired Because of His Age

The lawyers for ousted The Simpsons composer, Alf Clausen, have hit back hard over the initial response from Fox/Disney to the lawsuit filed by Clausen over his dismissal from the series after being the show’s main composer for 27 years.

Fox’s response to Clausen’s age discrimination lawsuit was that the composer was not fired because of his age or his 2017 Parkinson’s diagnosis, but because the show’s producers felt that the quality of his work had diminished and that he couldn’t adequately match the wide variety of musical styles that the show was looking for, with the producers specificlaly pointing at Clausen’s hip hop composition as lacking.

Read the source article at cbr.com

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