Tommy Banks

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Birthday
17, 1936
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jan 25, 2018 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1936
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jan 25, 2018 (81)

About

Canadian musician, politician, and television host. He recorded numerous piano albums, hosted The Tommy Banks Show during the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, and represented Alberta in the Canadian Senate.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he hosted a CKUA radio show called "The Solo Piano of Tommy Banks."

Trivia

He music directed ceremonies at the Fifteenth Winter Olympics.

Family Life

He grew up in Calgary, Alberta and later settled in Edmonton, Alberta.

Associated With

He performed for United States President Ronald Reagan and English Queen Elizabeth II.