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Perry Como

singer
Born: 5/18/1912
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pa.

Grammy Award–winning crooner known for his laid-back personality and casual song delivery. The Perry Como Show was broadcast from 1948 to 1963. His hits included “When You Were 16” and “Catch a Falling Star.”

Died: Jupiter, Fla., 5/13/2001

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