Vaughn Monroe

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Birthday
7, 1911
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Death Date
May 21, 1973 (61)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1911
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Death Date
May 21, 1973 (61)

About

Baritone singer, trumpeter, and bandleader who recorded "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and "Racing With the Moon."

Before Fame

He was his senior class president and voted Most Likely to Succeed in his yearbook. In Boston, Monroe put together his first orchestra.

Trivia

He received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Family Life

He married Marion Baughman in 1940.

Associated With

His version of "Let It Snow" was featured in the film Die Hard, which starred Bruce Willis.