Bobby Susser, M.A. Communication Arts and Sciences and Early Childhood Education, Columbia University, has written, produced and performed original, easy-to-learn, award winning children’s songs since 1972, as well as internationally acclaimed popular songs for all ages. Six (6) times, he has been awarded the Early Childhood News Directors’ Choice Award, Dr. Toy’s/The Institute for Childhood Resources’ "Best Children’s Vacation Products Award," "100 Best Children's Products Award," "10 Best Audio-Video Products Award," "Best Classic Products Award," "10 Best Socially Responsible Products," and the "Parents' Choice Award" for his ongoing series "Bobby Susser Songs For Children." He has also contributed and recorded an official theme song to the world renowned St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Bobby Susser works with several types of singers and musicians depending upon the song, style, and subject matter. Mr. Susser believes the performance as well as the song must be believable, honest, and sincere. These important qualities are the running threads throughout his original songs and activities. Listen to his songs and you’ll discover a serious and careful effort to help kindle imagination, empathy, understanding, compassion, and socialization in our children, (in a most entertaining way) which are key elements in the development of self.
As the years go by, Bobby's songs and recordings continue to grow in popularity and importance for his old and new fans: parents, teachers, librarians, children, and others who have experienced the value of his songs. In addition, pop, rhythm n' blues, hip hop, and jazz artists also continue to show interest in Bobby's songs as they record them, and recognize his great capability of appealing to all age groups.
Susser has sold over 5 million albums; his music and song catalog, with over 200 songs, is managed by The Bobby Susser Song Catalog, affiliated with Harry Fox Agency and BMI. He's an active member of NARAS.