Knowledge Identifier: +Bobby_Susser
Born in 1942.
Countries: United States (67%), (27%), New York (7%)
Linked to: Jamaica High School, Queens College, City University of New York, Amazon.com, Daily News
In 1963, he wrote, produced, and sold the master recording of the song "Kiss Me Now", sung by Florence DeVore, to Phil Spector
Titles from the early 1970s include "Learning Basic Awareness Through Music," "Pre-Physical Education Through Music," "Pre-Square Dance," "Let's Act As Consumers," and his series for young pre-readers, "Doctor Alphabet"
Children's music - In the early 1990s, songwriter, record producer, and performer Bobby Susser, emerged strongly with his easy-to-learn, *award winning young children's songs and series, "Bobby Susser Songs For Children" that exemplified the use of children's music to educate young children in schools and at home
Children's music - The use of children's music, to educate, as well as entertain, continued to grow, as evidenced in February 2009, when Bobby Susser's young children's series surpassed 5 million CD sales
On February 8, 2013, it was announced, that Susser will be a recipient of the prestigious, Teachers College, Columbia University, "2013 Distinguished Alumni Award", for his work, as a renowned, American songwriter, performer, and record producer, joining notables, and previous recipients, of Columbia's Distinguished and Service awards, global economist, Jeffrey Sachs, and congresswoman, Shirley Chisolm
In June 2014, Susser, along with producers Kevin Mackie and Krista Wallinger, won the 13th annual Independent Music awards in the Best Spoken Word Category for "ACTION MOVES PEOPLE." The album's proceeds go to benefit MOVE THIS WORLD charity, which is a global nonprofit that uses creative movement to address and transform conflict and violence in communities worldwide
Children's music - In September 2016 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label acquired the Bobby Susser series, to further the exposure of children's music that teaches as well as entertains, throughout the world