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Wendy and Lisa
Also known as Lisa Kanclerz Coleman
Title Music Composers
Date of birth 26 January 1964 (Wendy Melvoin)
17 August 1960 (Lisa Coleman)
Origin Los Angeles, CA, USA (both)
Gender Female

Wendy and Lisa is the group name of the musical duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman. They are responsible for the musical score used in the series Heroes.


Lisa Coleman first rose to musical stardom in 1980 when she joined the group Prince and The Revolution. Several years later, she was able to convince Prince to hire her childhood friend Wendy Melvoin, and Wendy joined The Revolution in 1983. Together, they rose to stardom with the critically acclaimed album Purple Rain. In 1986, Prince dissolved The Revolution, and the duo formed their own production group.

Wendy and Lisa are responsible for music composition on a number of television shows and movies, including Dangerous Minds, Soul Food, Carnivàle, and both Tim Kring's Crossing Jordan and Touch.


  • In 2007, the ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards gave Wendy and Lisa the "Top Television Series" award for their work on Heroes.
  • On April 19, 2009, Wendy and Lisa performed at the Heroes for Autism fundraiser.
  • The 2010 film The Kids Are All Right is loosely based on Wendy Melvoin's life with partner Lisa Cholodenko, who wrote and directed the film. Melvoin and Cholodenko have a child together. Wendy and Lisa said that they were previously in a romantic relationship together.


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Sound and Music

Jennifer Barak (music editor) • Seth A. Eubanks (sound utility) • Kenn Fuller (sound mixer) • Erich Gann (sound editor) • Stephen Grubbs (sound supervisor) • Anton Holden (sound editor) • J. Michael Hooser (ADR editor) • Gerry Lentz (re-recording mixer) • Joe Melody (sound supervisor) • Steven Parke (soundtrack artist) • Michael Perfitt (music engineer) • Alicen Catron Schneider (music supervisor) • Shenkar (vocals) • Mark Steele (ADR editor) • Scott Stolz (sound mixer) • Rich Weingart (re-recording mixer) • Burton Weinstein (sound editor) • Wendy and Lisa (score)

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