Music by Dave Conner Lyrics by Luis Santeiro Date 1996 Publisher Sesame Street Inc. "Telly's Pagliacci" is a Sesame Street song from episode 3529. The song is a reference to the opera Pagliacci. Telly, dressed as the famous Cuckoo the Clown, attempts to get Elmo over his fear of clowns. Telly sings a sad song about his escapades from the day. Retrieved from "https://muppet.fandom.com/wiki/Telly%27s_Pagliacci?oldid=1243931" Categories: Sesame Street Songs Sesame Street Classical Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.