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Joe Raposo (I) (1937–1989)

Joe Raposo was born on February 8, 1937 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Electric Company (1971), The Great Muppet Caper (1981) and Nashville (1975). He was married to Pat Collins. He died on February 5, 1989 in Bronxville, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Electric Company
The Great Muppet Caper
Nashville Composer


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 2011 Broken Wing (Short)
 1991 Shining Time Station (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Dr. Fad (TV Series)
 1988 Madeline (TV Movie)
 1988 Let's Learn to Play Together (Video Game)
 1987 Sing Along (Video short)
 1986 Getting Ready to Read (Video short)
 1983 Foot in the Door (TV Series)
 1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show (TV Movie)
 1981 The Robert Klein Show (TV Special)
 1980 Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (TV Short)
 1979 The Ropers (TV Series)
 1977 Halloween Is Grinch Night (TV Short)
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (779 episodes)
- 129B (1977)
- 128B (1977)
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- 125B (1977)
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series)
 1976 Three's Company (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot #1 (1976)
 1975 Nashville
 1975 Muppets No-Nonsense Show (TV Movie)
 1975 We'll Get By (TV Series)
 1974 Out to Lunch (TV Movie)
 1973 Maurie
 1972 Savages
 1970 The Great Santa Claus Switch (TV Movie)
 1969 An Impression of John Steinbeck: Writer (Documentary short) (as Joseph Raposo)
 1969 Hey Cinderella! (TV Movie)
 1965 Run, Run (Short)
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(November 15, 1991 to January 5, 1992) He composed music for the musical, "A Wonderful Life," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. Douglas C. Wager was director. Sheldon Harnick wrote the book and the lyrics. See more »

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Joseph Raposo

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Attended Harvard University and was good friends with classmate Tom Lehrer.

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