NEW YORK (PIX11) — Bob McGrath, a founding cast member of “Sesame Street,” has died, Sesame Workshop confirmed Sunday.
McGrath was 90. He was with “Sesame Street” for over 40 years. Mcgrath was let go in 2016.
“A founding cast member, Bob embodied the melodies of Sesame Street like no one else, and his performances brought joy and wonder to generations of children around the world, whether teaching them the ABCs, the people in their neighborhood, or the simple joy of feeling music in their hearts,” Sesame Workshop tweeted. “A revered performer worldwide, Bob’s rich tenor filled airwaves and concert halls from Las Vegas to Saskatchewan to Tokyo many times over.”
Sing along to “People in Your Neighborhood” with McGrath here.