Stephen J. Lawrence

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Stephen J. Lawrence is an American composer, living and working in New York City.


Career overview to date (as of January 2011): composed over 250 songs and scores for Sesame Street, resulting in three shared Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition; composed the title song and several others for Marlo Thomas' Free to Be... You and Me, the landmark million-selling record, book and Emmy Award and Peabody Award-winning television special; composed the million-selling single You Take My Breath Away and being awarded three Gold Records; scored the Robert De Niro movie Bang The Drum Slowly and the cult horror classic Alice, Sweet Alice, which won the music award from the Paris Festival of Fantasy and Science Fiction; composed the songs and score for the live-action movie musical Red Riding Hood starring Isabella Rossellini and Craig T. Nelson lyrics by Michael Korie; composed the HBO animated musical The Tale of Peter Rabbit, starring Carol Burnett, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

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