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Perry Como

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Birthday
18, 1912
Birthplace
Canonsburg, PA
Death Date
May 12, 2001 (88)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1912
Birthplace
Canonsburg, PA
Death Date
May 12, 2001 (88)

About

Prominent singer in the 1930's and '40's whose best known songs included "Don't Let the Stars get in Your Eyes" and "Catch a Falling Star," the latter of which became the first ever certified gold single on March 14, 1958. He was also a television personality who hosted his own weekly TV show.

Before Fame

In his early teens, his main ambitions were to become the best barber in his city and by the age of 14, he was running his own barber shop.

Trivia

Those close to him said he was the same person on stage as he was off stage.

Family Life

He got married to Roselle Beline on July 31, 1933 and they had three children together.

Associated With

He was influenced by Bing Crosby's style.

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