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Carmino Ravosa
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Born
Carmino Carl Ravosa

(1930-01-29)January 29, 1930
Died July 19, 2015(2015-07-19) (aged 85)
Alma mater Hartt School of Music
Occupation Composer, pianist
Years active 1958–2015

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.

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. 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.

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