Perry Como: The Untold Story (Paperback)

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By R. Como
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Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como, born on May 18th, 1912, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., just outside of Pittsburgh, was a singer, actor and TV personality. During his career spanning over half a century Perry recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label during 1943. Nicknamed 'Mr. C.', Como sold many millions of records, having pioneered a weekly musical variety TV show, which along with seasonal specials was broadcast throughout the world. Perry's life was summed up as: "50 years of music and a life well lived. An example to all," within the official RCA Records Billboard magazine memorial. Como received 5 Emmys from 1955 to 1959, along with a Christopher Award (1956), having also shared a Peabody Award with his good friend Jackie Gleason in 1956. He was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame in 1990, having being given a Kennedy Center Honor during 1987. Perry posthumously received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 then was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006. He has 3 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio, TV, and music.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781458378682
ISBN-10: 1458378683
Publication Date: February 28th, 2022
Pages: 110
Language: English