Written by Georges Bizet
Date 1875
Source Carmen

Denyce Graves and Elmo

"Habanera" is both a music genre which originated in Cuba, and a famous aria from the opera Carmen. This aria has been performed in multiple Muppet productions.


  • On Sesame Street, an orange pops out of a basket of fruits and gets "made up" as the face of Carmen, and sings the famous aria until she loses her face. (First: Episode 0277) (YouTube)
  • Charmin' sang a song about how her love could send her love letters by using a fax in a Sesame Street spoof of the song. (First: Episode 3249)

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