Tiny Tim

Folk Singer

Birthday April 12, 1932

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace New York City, NY

DEATH DATE Nov 30, 1996 (64)

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Born Herbert Khaury, he was a ukulele-playing falsetto singer and musical archivist best known for his rendition of the song "Tiptoe through the Tulips."

Before Fame

He played under the name Tiny Tim after being booked at a club that loved shorter performers.


He is famous for his appearances on The Johnny Carson Show.

Family Life

He married Vicki Budinger on December 17, 1969. He then married Jan Alweiss on June 26, 1984, and later Sue Gardner on August 18, 1995.

Associated With

He sang Cher's part in a duet cover of "I Got You Babe."