Robin Batteau

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Robin Batteau
BornJanuary 12, 1948 (1948-01-12) (age 71)
Known forComposer of well-recognized jingles and grammy award winning music

Robin Batteau (born January 12, 1948) is an American Grammy-winning, Emmy-winning, Clio-winning, and Oscar-nominated composer, singer-songwriter-soloist and music producer. Batteau is the son of Blanca Batteau and Dr. Dwight Wayne Batteau, of Harvard University and Tufts University. He is the brother of singer/songwriter David Batteau. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover[1] and graduated from Harvard University in 1969.[2] Batteau worked with his brother David as Batteaux, releasing one album on Columbia Records in 1971. He is best known for the jingles he has created, such as I'm Lovin’ It for McDonald’s, This is Beer for Budweiser and The Heartbeat of America for Chevrolet.[3] He performed with David Buskin as Buskin and Batteau[4][5][6] but in April 2014 the duo split up. He recorded with Nanci Griffith, Tom Rush, and Marc Cohn.[7]


  1. ^ Buskin & Batteau, Joyous Reprise, by Richard Cuccaro, Acoustic Live Archived May 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, ..."Robin's high school was the prep school at Andover, MA."..., Accessed April 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "Jokes, Jingles, Stories and More from Robin Batteau, April 11 | Yale Law School". Archived from the original on April 11, 2008. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  3. ^ Michael Neill (December 21, 1987). "Despite Their Jingular Success, Buskin and Batteau Insist They'd Rather Be Just Folks". People Magazine.
  4. ^ "Buskin and Batteau: An example of full-time artists". Retrieved June 21, 2016.
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  6. ^ "WFMA – Buskin and Batteau". Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  7. ^ "Robin Batteau Discography at CD Universe". Retrieved June 21, 2016.

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