Joe Raposo, Lena Horne, Jon Stone, and Jim Henson, courtesy of the Jim Henson Legacy

Jim Henson and the Music of Joe Raposo

Part of Jim Henson's World (2015)
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

With composer Nick Raposo in person

Composer Joe Raposo began his collaboration with Jim Henson in the mid-1960s and went on to write countless songs for Sesame Street (including It's Not Easy Being Green and Sing). He received an Oscar nomination for his work on Jim Henson's feature film directorial debut, The Great Muppet Caper. Joe's son Nick Raposo will join the discussion and screening of a selection of clips featuring Joe's music.

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