Matt Monro

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Birthday
1, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 7, 1985 (54)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 7, 1985 (54)

About

English singer who made his mark on the 1960s and 1970s nightclub scene and became known as "The Man With the Golden Voice."

Before Fame

He drove a bus before he was famous and earned the nickname "The singing bus driver". He gained notice in 1956 after appearing with the BBC Show Band.

Trivia

He achieved international fame after developing a relationship with George Martin, with whom he recorded the hit "Portrait of My Love."

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Mickie. Their names were Mitchell, Michele, and Matthew.

Associated With

He collaborated with composer John Barry on songs for the films From Russia With Love and Born Free.