Christopher Cerf

Christopher Cerf

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Christopher Cerf (born August 19, 1941) is a U.S. author, composer-lyricist, voice actor, and record and television producer. He is known for his musical contributions to Sesame Street, for co-creating and co-producing the award-winning PBS literacy education television program Between the Lions, and for his humorous articles and books. His father was co-founder of Random House, publisher, editor and TV panelist, Bennett Cerf. His mother was journalist and children's book publisher, Phyllis Fraser. Since its first season in 1970, Cerf has played a significant role in the creation and production of the Sesame Street television program, most notably as a regular contributor of music and lyrics, and as the producer of many of its music albums. In the process, he has won two Grammy Awards and three Emmy Awards for songwriting and music production. Since writing and performing his first song for Sesame Street, "Count It Higher" (1972), Cerf has written or co-written over 200 songs featured on the program, including "Put Down the Duckie," "The Word Is No," "Dance Myself to Sleep," "Monster in the Mirror," and parody songs as "Born To Add," "Letter B," "Wet Paint," and "Furry Happy Monsteshow more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136613026
  • 9786136613024