Lou Monte

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Birthday
2, 1917
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 12, 1989 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1917
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 12, 1989 (72)

About

Italian singer known for his many high-charting novelty releases on Reprise and RCA Records. His song "Dominick the Donkey" has become a mainstay in Latin-American Christmas music.

Before Fame

He had to halt his music career in order to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Trivia

His song "Lazy Mary" has regularly been used during the seventh inning stretch at New York Mets baseball games.

Family Life

His son Ray has been a drummer for bands like New York Showband.

Associated With

He performed on some of the most culturally-relevant TV shows of his era, including The Ed Sullivan Show.

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