Stephen Lawrence (b. 1939) is a composer who worked for Sesame Street from 1980 to 2012. He additionally wrote music for Big Bag and The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss episode "The Gink" (with Belinda Ward).
In addition to his work composing for film, theater and television, he composed the title song and others for Free To Be...You And Me, the landmark Gold Record, book, and Emmy-winning ABC television special. He composed the million-selling song "You Take My Breath Away," which earned two Gold Records. He composed over 250 songs and scores for Sesame Street for which he received three shared Emmy Awards.