'Sesame Street' Composer Dies

Jeff Moss, 56, the composer of such classic "Sesame Street" songs as "Rubber

Duckie" and "The People in Your Neighborhood," died Friday morning of complications

arising from colon cancer. Moss, who served as founding head-writer and

composer/lyricist on "Sesame Street," won 15 Emmys for his work. He also wrote the

songs for four Grammy Award-winning records and was nominated for an Academy

Award for the music and lyrics for The Muppets Take Manhattan soundtrack.