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Douglas Wieselman (born November 30, 1954) is a main music composer for The Backyardigans along with Evan Lurie. In early episodes, he is credited as Doug Wieselman. He also did the underscore on some episodes by himself and on Tale of the Mighty Knights: Part 1, Tale of the Mighty Knights: Part 2 and Elephant on the Run with Evan Lurie.


Douglas studied at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has worked as a musician on a variety of projects.

Episodes for which he wrote music

Other credits

  • Blind Date - clarinetist
  • Sorry, Haters - clarinetist
  • Independent Lens - clarinetist/saxophonist
  • Junebug - clarinetist
  • Lonesome Jim - guitarist/dulcimer player
  • Jawbreaker - guitarist
  • The Comedy of Errors - composer/actor
The Backyardigans crew members
Main production crew
Janice BurgessDave PalmerDouglas WieselmanEvan Lurie
Main cast members
Avion BakerChris Grant Jr.Corwin C. TugglesDamani RobertsGabriella MalekGianna BruzzeseJake GoldbergJamia Simone NashJonah BoboJordan ColemanKristin KlabundeLaShawn Tináh JefferiesLeon G. Thomas IIINaelee RaeNicholas BaraschReginald Davis Jr.Sean CurleyThomas SharkeyTyrel Jackson WilliamsZach Tyler Eisen
Other cast members
Oliver WymanReyna ShaskanShakyra Lipscomb
Guest stars
Adam PascalAlicia KeysConan O'BrienCyndi Lauper