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Dean Cyril Reed
Birth: Sep. 22, 1938
Death: Jun. 13, 1986

Dean Reed was born September 22, 1938, in Denver Colorado. He went to Hollywood where he signed a record contract with Capitol Records in 1958, but his third single, "Our Summer Romance" was so popular in South America he went to tour there. More popular than Elvis Presley, he stayed to enjoy his incredible fame in Chile, Peru, Argentina. He made albums, starred in movies and had his own television show in Buenos Aires. He was known as Mr. Simpatia because he worked for free in barrios and prisons and protested US policy, nuclear bomb tests etc. His politics moved to the left but he never joined the Communist party. He was deported from Argentina in 1966 and ended up in Rome, where he made "spaghetti westerns" for several years. He made his first concert tour of the Soviet Union in 1966 and became a mega star there and in Eastern Europe. He continually got into trouble with US State Department for protesting Vietnam War and attending International Peace Conferences. He moved to East Germany (GDR) in 1973, made numerous albums, starred in several films, and wrote and direct his own. His body was found in lake outside his home in Berlin. It is not known whether it was murder or suicide. (bio by: Rudi Polt) 
 
Burial:
Green Mountain Cemetery
Boulder
Boulder County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section K, grave 521
 
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Originally Created by: Heike Zastrow
Record added: Jan 26, 2003
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