Peter Alsop

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Peter Alsop (born September 18, 1946) is an American musician whose work has ranged from satirical music for adults to children's music.

Biography[edit]

Alsop was born in Connecticut and graduated from Trinity College, Columbia University Teachers College, and Columbia Pacific University with a PhD. in educational psychology.[1][2] He worked as the Director of The Harbor Schools Residential Treatment Center for emotionally disturbed adolescents in Maine, and as a New York City elementary school teacher in the South Bronx. He is married to actress Ellen Geer; they have two daughters, Megan and Willow.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Alsop has been producing childrens, educational and humorous music since 1975.[1] He received a Parents' Choice award for his 2010 album Grow It At Home.[3]

Discography[edit]

  • Peter Alsop (1975)
  • Asleep at the Helm (1977)
  • Draw the Line (1980)
  • Uniforms (1981)
  • Wha'D'Ya Wanna do!? (1983)
  • Fan Club Favorites (1986)
  • Take Me with You! (1986)
  • Stayin' Over (1987)
  • Family Roles (1991)
  • Pluggin' Away (1991)
  • Chris Moose Holidays (1994)
  • Songs on Loss & Grief (1997)
  • Songs on Recovery & Addiction (1997)
  • Songs on Sex & Sexuality (1997)
  • Did You Walk? (2001)
  • Uh-Oh! (2002)
  • Ebenezer's Make-over (2004)
  • In the Hospital (2006)
  • Grow It At Home (2010)

Videography[edit]

  • Opening Doors (1988)
  • Costume Party (1988)
  • Wake Up (1992)
  • When Jesus Was a Kid (1993)
  • Get Real! (1995)
  • When Kids Say Goodbye (1995)
  • Sometimes Si, Sometimes No! (2007)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rauzi, Robin (1998-08-13). "All Grown-Up". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 
  2. ^ Wax, Roberta G (1993-07-09). "Tuning in to Kids : Peter Alsop and Hap Palmer educate children, parents and teachers with their wise and funny messages.". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 
  3. ^ "Grow It At Home Awards". Parents' Choice Foundation. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 

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