Sam Pottle

Sam Pottle

Birth
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 4 Jul 1978 (aged 44)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Body donated to medical science
Memorial ID 70462524 View Source
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Sam Pottle was an American composer, conductor, and musical director involved in many theatrical and television productions. He is perhaps best remembered for his work on Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, having co-written the now-famous theme song for the latter. However, Sam Pottle was also involved with many theatrical productions in the 1960s and 1970s.
Pottle graduated from Yale in 1955.
Sam Pottle died on 4 July 1978. His muse, partner, and fellow Sesame writer Charles Choset dedicated the 1982 plays Letters to Ben and The Messiah to him.


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