Was Son Of Famed Disney Musical Director

  • The school principal who jumped to his death at Disneyland after leaving a harrowing suicide note online was the son of a famed Disney theme parks music director — and took the fatal leap the day of the park’s Christmas tree lighting.
  • Christopher Christensen, 51, who took his life on Saturday, was the son of James “Jim” Christensen, the longtime director for the Disney theme parks who died in 2020 at the age of 84.
  • The elder Christensen was the music director for Disneyland’s Main Street Electrical Parade, for which he co-composed the orchestration and also created arrangements for the “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks, Theme Park Insider reported.
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