Lawrence Welk Biography

Conductor, Television Personality(1903–1992)
Bandleader and TV performer Lawrence Welk’s TV program featured band music with vocalists, dancers, and instrumental soloists, and was a huge success.

Synopsis

Lawrence Welk was born March 11, 1903 in Strasburg, North Dakota. He played the accordion and formed two musical groups that opened for bands and orchestras in the Midwest. His TV show, The Lawrence Welk Show, which featured band music with vocalists, dancers, and instrumental soloists, became a huge success. The show was dropped by the network, but he continued it as Memories with Lawrence Welk.

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