Broadway Composer who wrote songs for Phantom Tollbooth Movie - passed away at age 87

Songwriter-Lee-Prockiss-Dies-at-87-20010101 According to published reports, Broadway composer passed away on November 14 in his Connecticut home. He was 87 years old.

Pockriss wrote seven original songs for MGM's full length animated film The Phantom Tollbooth, scored the film The Subject Was Roses and wrote the title songs for One, Two, Three and the Western classic, Stagecoach.

In the 1980s, Pockriss wrote several songs for the children's educational series Sesame Street, including "My Polliwog Ways" (sung by Kermit the Frog), "Transylvania Love Call" (Count von Count), and "My Rock" (Bert).

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