Steve Lawrence

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Steve Lawrence
Steve Lawrence 1999.jpg
Background information
Birth nameSidney Liebowitz
Born (1935-07-08) July 8, 1935 (age 84)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
GenresBig band, swing, traditional pop music
Occupation(s)Singer, actor
Years active1957–present

Steve Lawrence (born Sidney Liebowitz; July 8, 1935) is an American singer, musician, and actor. He is best known as a member of a duo with his wife Eydie Gormé, known as "Steve and Eydie." The two appeared together since appearing regularly on Tonight Starring Steve Allen in the mid-1950s until Gormé's retirement.[1][2] He was raised of a Jewish faith.[3]

In June 2019, Lawrence was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Biography from Las Vegas Online
  2. 2003 Interview with Larry King, from a CNN website (web archive from Wayback Machine)
  3. A Treasure You May Be Overlooking
  4. "Steve Lawrence Has Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer's: 'What I Feel Is Gratitude, Love, and Hope'". People. June 11, 2019.

Other websites[change | change source]