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Larry Grossman was born on September 3, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The Muppet Show (1976), Misery (1990) and A Muppet Family Christmas (1987). See full bio »

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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show Music Department
Misery Soundtrack
A Muppet Family Christmas
A Muppet Family Christmas Music Department


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 2008 A Capitol Fourth (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 2005 A Capitol Fourth (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1998 Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (Video) (composer: lyrics and music - uncredited)
 1996 Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (TV Special documentary) (special musical material)
 1995 The Walt Disney Company and McDonald's Present the American Teacher Awards (TV Special) (composer: song "Come On In")
 1995 The 49th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (special music material)
 1994 The 48th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (special music material)
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1989 5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1988 The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1988 Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (TV Special) (vocal arranger)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1987 Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas (TV Movie) (composer: song "The Sound of Christmas")
 1987 We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (TV Movie) (special musical material)
 1986 The 3rd Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame Awards (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1983 Storybook International (TV Series) (composer: theme music - 1983-1984)
 1983 Here's Television Entertainment (TV Movie) (composer: "Gone Too Soon")
 1983 The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1982 The 54th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (special musical material)
 1982 Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1981 The Muppets Go to the Movies (TV Movie) (music consultant)
 1980 Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (TV Special) (special musical material)
 1979 Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (TV Movie) (special musical material)
 1976-1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music consultant - 70 episodes)
- Lynn Redgrave (1979) ... (music consultant)
- Roy Rogers and Dale Evans (1979) ... (music consultant)
- Roger Miller (1979) ... (music consultant)
- Sylvester Stallone (1979) ... (music consultant)
- Elke Sommer (1979) ... (music consultant)
 1978 A Special Sesame Street Christmas (TV Movie) (special musical material)
 1977 Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas (TV Special) (special music material)
 1977 Ann-Margret: Rhinestone Cowgirl (TV Movie) (special music material) / (special musical material)
 1974 Sammy (TV Movie) (special musical material)
 1967 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (assistant to conductor - 2 episodes)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (assistant to conductor)
- Mitzi Gaynor Christmas Show (1967) ... (assistant to conductor)
 1964 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (music coordinator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (1964) ... (music coordinator)
Show Show Soundtrack (28 credits)
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Hal Hackady and his musical, "Snoopy, the Musical", was performed at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Teddy Kempner, Anthony Best, Susie Blake, Zoe Bright, Nicky Croydon, Mark Hadfield and Robert Locke in the cast. Arthur Whitelaw was the director. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award: in 1983, for Best Score, his music with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green for "A Doll's Life"; and, in 1985, for Best Score, his music with lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh for "Grind".

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