Carmino Ravosa

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Carmino Ravosa
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Born Carmino Carl Ravosa
(1930-01-29)January 29, 1930
Springfield, Massachusetts
Died July 19, 2015(2015-07-19) (aged 85)
Pleasantville, New York
Residence Briarcliff Manor, New York
Alma mater Hartt School of Music
Occupation Composer, pianist
Years active 1958–2015
Website www.carminoravosa.com

Carmino Ravosa (January 29, 1930 – July 19, 2015) was an American composer and lyricist, singer, pianist, as well as a producer, director, and musical historian. Ravosa, who wrote music for children for decades. He was one of the most popular songwriters for schools in the country.[1]

Ravosa was an author and editor for Silver Burdett & Ginn's music textbook series "World of Music" and "The Music Connection", and the composer of the theme musicals in the two series.[1] He also was a songwriter for the CBS children's shows Captain Kangaroo and Romper Room, the PBS program Shining Time Station, and the PBS publication Sesame Street Magazine.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Carmino Ravosa". The Hartt School, University of Hartford. Retrieved January 26, 2014.