> The Things You Can Read: The Voice of Count von Count on Sesame Street, Dies

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

The Voice of Count von Count on Sesame Street, Dies

Image Credit:  Gil Vaknin, Associated Press - Ap

We, here at The Things You Can Read, are saddened by the news that one of the great voices of our generation has died, Jerry Nelson, the man who gave voice to Count von Count on Seseme Street.  We have witnessed the magic of Count von Count's ability to teach children how to count, while having fun learning how to master the concept.  Not only has "The Count" helped children learn to count by watching Seseme Street, but he has also helped those who have read the many counting books, which use Count von Count's  image to teach the concept in print.  You can still hear his voice this season on Seseme Street, but his voice in future seasons will be missed.
The Count counts a party: Featuring Jim Henson's Sesame Street muppets
Image Credit: Amazon

To read more here is the link to the Star Tribune article.

1 comment:

  1. NOOOOOO! This is the end of my life as I know it!!!! That is really sad :( I really liked the Count...he was my favorite.....RIP :,(


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