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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)*
  Basilica Como D'Emilio (1902 - 1963)*
  Josephine Como Campana (1905 - 1974)*
  Perry Como (1912 - 2001)
  Alberto Como (1914 - 1919)*
  Gino Como (1916 - 1918)*
  Venzie Mary Como Jakubetz (1918 - 2000)*
  Albert Como (1920 - 2001)*
  Gene Albert Frank Como (1923 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Died in his sleep from complications of alzheimers
Riverside Memorial Park
Martin County
Florida, USA
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Record added: May 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22303
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Your songs brought joy to many people! REST IN PEACE!
- David Bohn
 Added: Jun. 23, 2017

 Added: Jun. 22, 2017
Remembering you and your velvety smooth voice.... thank you for sharing your gift with us all those years.
- Lynn
 Added: Jun. 4, 2017
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