Meri Wilson

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Birthday
15, 1949
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Dec 28, 2002 (53)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1949
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Dec 28, 2002 (53)

About

American singer-songwriter remembered for popular novelty songs like "Telephone Man" and "Peter the Meter Reader." In 2002, she was tragically killed while driving in an ice storm at the age of 53.

Before Fame

She attended Georgia State University, where she earned a Master's degree in Musical Education and Theory.

Trivia

She released a new version of "Telephone Man" called "Internet Man" in 1999, leading to a new record deal with Time-Warner Records.

Family Life

Her father was an officer in the U.S. Air Force.

Associated With

Her hit "Telephone Man" was frequently played on the radio show of Dr. Demento.

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