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Osvaldo, el Gruñón


File:Osvaldo, el Gruñón & Gabriel Velez.jpg

Osvaldo, el Gruñón (or Oswald the Grouch) is OSCAR THE GROUCH's Puerto Rican counterpart. He 1st appeared in Episode 1316 of Sesame Street, & voiced by Norberto Kerner & Muppeteered by Richard Hunt.[1][2]

He was performed by Gabriel Velez in subsequent seasons on the show.[3] In his latest appearance, in the 1990s, he was performed by Peter Linz.

The Osvaldo puppet has the ability to move his eyes, & also appears as a background Grouch, sans nose.





  1. Old School: Volume 3 DVD (2012). Sonia Manzano audio commentary on episode 1316
  2. The Muppet Mindset: Interview with Muppeteer Gabriel Velez - Part 1
  3. Video of Velez performing Osvaldo in a Street scene, circa 1980s

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