Stephen Lawrence has been a composer for Sesame Street since 1980.
In addition to his work composing for film, theater and television, he composed the title song and others for Free To Be...You And Me, the landmark Gold Record, book, and Emmy-winning ABC television special. He composed the million-selling song "You Take My Breath Away," which earned two Gold Records. He composed over 250 songs and scores for Sesame Street for which he received three shared Emmy Awards.
- 1974: Composer (lyrics by Bruce Hart), Music Director, Free to Be... You & Me
- 1974: Composer, score for motion picture Bang The Drum Slowly, starring Robert DiNiro
- 1983: Composer (with Dick Lieb), Don't Eat the Pictures
- 1984: Composer, three songs for A...My Name Is Alice
- 1993: Composer, Sesame Street Stays Up Late
- 1994: Composer, Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration
- 2000: Composer, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
- 2003: Composer, Chanukah on Planet Matzah Ball (with lyricist Cathi Rosenberg-Turow)