Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century, he recorded exclusively for the RCA Victor label after signing with them in 1943. "Mr. C.", as he was nicknamed, sold...Wikipedia
Age: 88 (age at death)
Born: 18th May, 1912, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 12th May, 2001, Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music
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And I Love You So was Perry Como's 21st RCA Victor 12-inch long-play album, the 19th recorded in full "living" stereophonic sound.
The private Como was exactly as he appeared to the public: a quiet, self-effacing man who considered his performing activities as strictly tertiary to his family and his faith. While he had numerous million-selling singles and albums, he refused to have most of them certified gold (later platinum) out of modesty. A notable exception was when his album "Como's Gold Records" (RCA Victor: 1958) was released. One of the first compilation albums to become a best-seller, with liner notes by Irving Berlin, it became a million-seller in and of itself, and remained on the Billboard charts for more than a decade after its release.
Had the longest stay of any popular artist with RCA Victor records, 1943-88.
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The audience knows I`m not going to do anything after all these years to upset them.
Perry Como said of his career: "For the amount of talent I had (and I couldn`t dance, act, or tell a joke) I enjoyed a tremendous career."