Perry Como Biography

Singer, Television Personality(1912–2001)
Singer Perry Como is best known for his warm baritone crooning which came to characterize popular music in the 40s and 50s.

Synopsis

Singer and television personality Perry Como pioneered the weekly musical variety television show while working for RCA Victor. Known for his smooth baritone crooning, he released the hit song "It's Impossible" in 1970, and was one of the most commercially successful popular singers during a career that lasted over six decades.

Profile

Popular singer, born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. As a young man he worked as a barber. He sang with the Ted Weems band for six years and recorded many hit records in the 1940s and 1950s, including Temptation (1945). His popularity on radio and on his television show, The Kraft Music Hall, earned him his nickname. Known for his smooth baritone crooning, he released the hit song "It's Impossible" in 1970, and was one of the most commercially successful popular singers during a career that lasted over six decades.

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