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Perry Como
Birth: May 18, 1912
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 12, 2001
Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

Singer, Actor. Helped pioneer variety shows on the new medium of television in the 1950s. He worked as a barber before he left that profession in the 1930s to sing with big bands. He had 14 singles that made it to No. 1 and sold more than 100 million albums. He had more than 20 gold records in his career and was probably best known for the tune "And I Love You So." In 1958 he won a Grammy Award as best male singer for the hit "Catch a Falling Star." His television career spanned 20 years where he won 5 Emmy awards and was best known for his Christmas specials. 
Family links: 
  Pietro Como (1877 - 1945)
  Lucia Travaglini Como (1883 - 1961)
  Roselle B. Como (1914 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Died in his sleep from complications of alzheimers
Riverside Memorial Park
Martin County
Florida, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22303
Perry Como
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Perry Como
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Perry Como
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Hi Perry! You are singing on my radio right now - how great to hear your voice, so smooth and melodic. Rest well, Dear Man ~ You did your job well for us down here. And now you are singing with the angels. ...from a forever fan
- K. Williams
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015

- mj
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015

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