Lloyd Morrisett, co-creator of ‘Sesame Street’, has died at the age of 93.

One of the creators of the popular educational children’s show ‘Sesame Street‘, Lloy MorrisettHe died at the age of 93, as announced by Sesame Workshop on social networks.

“Sesame Workshop mourns the passing of our esteemed and beloved founder, Lloyd N. Morrisett, who passed away at the age of 93,” the organization wrote in a tweet received by Europa Press last Monday.

He also highlighted from Lloyd: ‘Sesame Street’ leaves a great and indelible legacy to generations of children around the worldThe most visible tribute to a lifetime of good work and lasting impact.”

‘Sesame Street’ was created by Morrisett, a philosophy graduate from Oberlin College in Ohio. vice president of the Carnegie Foundation to Advance Teachingand television producer Joan Ganz-Cooney. Its first episode aired on November 10, 1969 and has since been ‘Sesame Street’. It has remained on the air with new seasons and constant renewals. for over half a century.

In its 53-year history, The children’s show has won 222 Emmy Awards and 11 Grammy Awards.records far ahead of all other children’s programs.

Morrisett was also a co-founder. Children’s Television WorkshopHe was Chairman of the Board for over 30 years before becoming an Honorary Member of what is now called Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind ‘Sesame Street’.

Source: Informacion


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