Stephen Lawrence, Patti Labelle, and Mark Saltzman

Stephen Lawrence (b. 1939) is a composer who worked for Sesame Street from 1980 to 2012.

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.

Selected credits

1974: Composer (lyrics by Bruce Hart), Music Director, Free to Be... You & Me
1974: Composer, score for motion picture Bang the Drum Slowly, starring Robert De Niro
1983: Composer (with Dick Lieb), Don't Eat the Pictures
1984: Composer, three songs for A...My Name Is Alice
1993: Composer, Sesame Street Stays Up Late
1994: Composer, Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration
1998: Composer, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
2003: Composer, Chanukah on Planet Matzah Ball (with lyricist Cathi Rosenberg-Turow)

Song credits

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