Peter Alsop

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For the Australian engineer and historian, see Peter F. B. Alsop.

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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