David Korr Eastbury School of Glastonbury Jan 1990

Korr addresses students at Eastbury School of Glastonbury in January 1990

David Korr (b. 1943)[1] is a writer who wrote for the SESAME STREET TV show for many years. Korr has also written several SESAME STREET books, songs & albums. Korr has also been credited with developing Elmo,[2][3] writing some of the earliest segments for the character.[4]






  1. Copyright Catalog
  2. Interview with Norman Stiles, video interview for the Archive of American Television, conducted on December 12 2014. [01:07]
    "There was a writer named David Korr, who really gravitated towards trying to figure this out, & he wrote some sketches [...]"
  3. KEVIN CLASH interview, audio interview for Wisconsin Public Television podcast, c. 2006. [06:20]
    "1 of the writers, David Korr [...] took a liking to the character & started writing him in his scripts, & thats how it started with the character [...]"
  4. Scripts by Korr featuring Elmo include Episodes 1594, 1851, 1865, 1924, 1965, 1969, 2009, 2011<, 2018, 2025, 2026, 2035, 2036, 2037

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