Perry Como, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Perry Como

American singer, actor, television personality

Date of Birth: 18-May-1912

Place of Birth: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 12-May-2001

Profession: actor, singer, radio personality, jazz musician, television personality, recording artist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Perry Como

  • Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (; May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer, actor and television personality.
  • During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label in 1943.
  • "Mr.
  • C.", as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records and pioneered a weekly musical variety television show.
  • His weekly television shows and seasonal specials were broadcast throughout the world.
  • In the official RCA Records Billboard magazine memorial, his life was summed up in these few words: "50 years of music and a life well lived.
  • An example to all."Como received five Emmys from 1955 to 1959, a Christopher Award (1956) and shared a Peabody Award with good friend Jackie Gleason in 1956.
  • He was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame in 1990 and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1987.
  • Posthumously, Como received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002; he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006.
  • He has the distinction of having three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio, television, and music.

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