Jerry Nelson

I said yesterday that the mathematician Jerry Nelson died. Wondering who Jerry Nelson is? He’s the muppeteer of the Count on Sesame Street. Here are some videos:

Counting is Wonderful

Eight beautiful notes

This old bat

Cookie monster and Count cooperate

Slate cuts together the Count counting a bunch of things.

From More or Less: at 25:29 in this podcast, an interview with the Count.

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