Fernando Rivas photo 2006
Fernando Rivas is a Cuban-born composer, pianist, arranger and music producer. He began writing songs for Sesame Street in 1990,[1] his last known Sesame song credit was in 1998.

Elmopalooza!, which his music appeared on, won a Grammy Award.

Having studied at Julliard, he composed for 15 musicals, created stage production Barrio Babies with Luis Santeiro, and composed for Playhouse Disney show Handy Manny. Additional credits include Nickelodeon series Dora the Explorer and Gullah Gullah Island.


Sesame Street


  1. Archive.org backup of his biography

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