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Perry Como
Original name: Pierino Ronald 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 Belline Como (1914 - 1998)*
  Perry Como (1912 - 2001)
  Gene A Como (1923 - 2015)*
*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
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I always enjoyed your Christmas specials as a child....Rest in Peace.
- Clyde
 Added: Nov. 27, 2015
I have spent my life, lost in the better nation of Perry Como. Many possessions I've sold in time of trouble and strife...but Not my 45 with "A-Hubba-Hubba-Hubba". Mr. C's voice lifts every cloud from our darkening skies. I'm grateful, still, reaching bac...(Read more)
 Added: Nov. 19, 2015

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