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 Perry Como

Perry Como

Original Name Pierino Ronald
Birth
Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 May 2001 (aged 88)
Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial Tequesta, Martin County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 22303 · View Source
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Singer, Actor. He 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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 16 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22303
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Perry Como (18 May 1912–12 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22303, citing Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta, Martin County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .