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Lawrence Welk

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Birthday
11, 1903
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
May 17, 1992 (89)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1903
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
May 17, 1992 (89)

About

TV bandleader of easy-listening champagne music who hosted The Lawrence Welk Show from 1945 to 1982.

Before Fame

His father scraped together money from his farming job and bought him an accordion.

Trivia

He was leading bands from the age of 21, and hosted his own show on television for over two decades.

Family Life

He got married to Fern Renner on April 16, 1931 and they had three children together.

Associated With

Another famous North Dakota born musician is Nick Carter.