Perry Como

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Perry Como
Background information
Born May 18, 1912(1912-05-18)
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died May 12, 2001(2001-05-12) (aged 88)
Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida, U.S.
Genres Easy Listening, Adult Contemporary, Popular Vocal, Pop, Big Band, Jazz, Latin, Swing, Country, Rock and Roll, Faith and Inspirational
Instruments Vocalist
Years active 1933–1998
Labels Decca, RCA Victor

Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer. He was born to Italian parents in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. He hosted a television show The Perry Como Show in the 1950s and 1960s.[1] Como gave credit to Bing Crosby for his singing style.[2] The Kennedy Center honored Como in 1987.[3]

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