|Born||William Francis Francoeur
November 18, 1948
Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.
|Died||February 2, 2015
Lone Tree, Colorado, U.S.
Children who sing on Francoeur's CDs include Brooke Mercer, Kelsie Mercer, Kate Louis, Victoria Olona and Jessica Olona.
Francoeur was a junior and senior high school teacher for ten years before turning to playwriting. His work includes the music and lyrics for the musical The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (2005), co-written with longtime collaborator Scott DeTurk, with a book by James Mellon. With DeTurk, Francoeur also created the musical Western Star, with book by Dale Wasserman, garnering California's Elly Award for Best Original Work (1993). In 2002, his children’s musical, Oz!, was produced Off-Broadway.
Bill Francoeur died February 2, 2015 in Colorado. He had four children.
- MTI profile
- Biography of Francoeur
- Information about Western Star
- Oz!, from Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
- Pioneer Drama Service profile of Francoeur
- Information about the Kelly-Francoeur collaboration
- Babes in Toyland
- Bah, Humbug!
- The Big Bad Musical
- Blue Suede Paws!
- Cactus Pass Jamboree
- Captain Bree and Her Lady Pirates
- Cinderella's Glass Slipper
- Coney Island of Dr. Moreau
- Disco Knights
- Don't Say No to the U.S.O.!
- Doo-Wop Wed Widing Hood
- Enchanted Sleeping Beauty
- Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast
- Everything's Groovy!
- Flower Power!
- Information about Gone With the Breeze
- Information about Hee Haw Hayride
- Information about Is There a Doctor in the House?
- Information about Jitterbug Juliet
- Information about Kokonut Kapers
- Information about Lady Pirates of the Caribbean
- Information about Little Luncheonette of Terror
- Information about Lucky, Lucky Hudson and the 12th Street Gang
- Information about Magnolia
- Information about Murder at Crooked House
- Catalog description for Oz!
- Information about Oz!
- Information about Pecos Bill, Slue-Foot Sue and the Wing-Dang-Doo!
- Information about Snow White
- Information about Surf's Up!
- Information about Time and Time Again
- Information about The Yankee Doodle Song and Dance Man
- Information about You Ain't Nothin' But A Werewolf