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Liberace

(Wladziu Valentine Liberace)
pianist
Born: 5/16/1919
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin

Flamboyant pianist known for his talent, showmanship and outrageous costumes. His repertoire included boogie woogie, cocktail jazz, and movie music. In the 1960s and 1970s, he was the highest paid entertainer in the United States, earning an estimated $5 million a year.

Died: 2/4/1987

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