A Sesame Street Legend Has Died

Bob McGrath, a true O.G. of “Sesame Street”, died yesterday at his home in New Jersey.  He was 90 years old.  There’s no word on the cause of death at this time.

Bob was a “Sesame Street” cast member from DAY ONE, on November 10th, 1969.  He was with the show through 2016.

Bob started singing at the age of five.  He sang in the Seventh Army Symphony Orchestra for two years while he was in the service.  He was also popular in Japan, where he released albums of folk songs and ballads IN Japanese.

Bob also sang on an NBC show called “Singalong with Mitch” from 1960 to 1964.  And he did a stint singing Gregorian chants at funerals.

Bob’s classic “Sesame Street” jams included Sing, Sing a Song” and The People in Your Neighborhood.

SOURCE: Hollywood Reporter