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First Name
Andy

Last Name
Williams

Birthday
1927-12-03

Height
66.5

Build
Average

Birthplace
Wall Lake, Iowa, USA

Zodiac Sign
Sagittarius

Ethnicity
White

Claim to Fame
Moon River, (song) Speak Softly Love (song)

Gender
Male

Hair Color
Salt and Pepper

Nationality
American

Music Genre
Vocal

Music Style
Easy Listening, Vocal Pop, Standards, Traditional Pop, Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Early Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Show Tunes, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen

Music Mood
Sophisticated, Romantic, Smooth, Carefree, Elegant, Sweet, Innocent, Soothing, Earnest, Stylish, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Happy, Refined/Mannered, Gentle, Sentimental, Reflective, Poignant, Playful, Bittersweet, Cathartic

Instrument
Vocals

Film Role
Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Producer

Has Detailed Data (New)
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Full Name at Birth
Howard Andrew Williams

Has Detailed Data (Music)
1

Age
84

Occupation Text
Singer, Actor, Producer

Wikipedia Text


Eye Color
Green

Dating Preference
White Girls

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1

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Music Profile Complete
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Profile Bio Text
Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American popular music singer. He recorded seventeen Gold-[1] and three Platinum-certified[2] albums. He hosted The Andy Williams Show, a TV variety show, from 1962 to 1971, as well as numerous television specials. Most recently, he performed at his Moon River Theatre[3] in Branson, Missouri, which was named after the Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini song "Moon River", with which he is closely identified. Williams was born in Wall Lake, Iowa,[4] the son of Jay Emerson and Florence (née Finley) Williams. Williams attended Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, but finished high school at University High School in West Los Angeles as a result of his family's move to California. He had three older brothers—Bob, Don, and Dick Williams (singer). Williams' first performance was in a children's choir at the local Presbyterian church.[4] He and his brothers formed The Williams Brothers quartet[4] in late 1938, and they performed on radio in the Midwest, first at WHO in Des Moines, Iowa, and later at WLS in Chicago and WLW in Cincinnati. Moving to Los Angeles in 1943, The Williams Brothers sang with Bing Crosby on the hit record "Swinging on a Star" (1944). They appeared in four musical films: Janie (1944), Kansas City Kitty (1944), Something in the Wind (1947) and Ladies' Man (1947). The Williams Brothers were signed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to appear in Anchors Aweigh and Ziegfeld Follies (1945) but before they went before the cameras, the oldest brother Bob was drafted into military service and the group's contract was canceled. Kay Thompson, a former radio star who was now head of the vocal department at MGM, had a nose for talent and she hired the remaining three Williams Brothers to sing in her large choir on many soundtracks for such MGM films as The Harvey Girls (1946). When Bob completed his military service, Kay hired all four of them to sing on the soundtrack to Good News (1947). By then, Kay Thompson was tired of working behind the scenes at MGM so, with the four Williams boys as her backup singers and dancers, she formed a nightclub act called Kay Thompson and the Williams Brothers. They made their debut in Las Vegas in 1947 and became an overnight sensation. Within a year, they were the highest paid nightclub act in the world, breaking records wherever they appeared. Andy Williams revealed in his memoir Moon River and Me that he and Kay became romantically involved while on tour, despite the age difference (he was 19 and she was 38). The act broke up in 1949 but reunited for another hugely successful tour from the fall of 1951 through the summer of 1953. After that the four brothers went their separate ways. A complete itinerary of both tours is listed on the Kay Thompson biography website.[1] Andy and Kay, however, remained very close, both personally and professionally. She mentored his emergence as a solo singing star. She coached him, wrote his arrangements, and composed many songs that he recorded (including his 1958 Top 20 hit "Promise Me, Love" and, later, "Kay Thompson's Jingle Bells" on his 1964 No. 1 The Andy Williams Christmas Album). Using her contacts in the business, Kay helped Andy land his breakthrough television gig as a featured singer for two-and-a-half years on The Tonight Show starring Steve Allen (it helped that the producer of the series Bill Harbach was Kay's former aide de camp). Kay also got Andy his breakthrough recording contract with Cadence Records (the label's owner Archie Bleyer had gotten early career breaks because of Kay and he owed her a favor). Meanwhile, Andy sang backup on many of Kay's recordings through the 1950s, including her Top 40 hit Eloise based on her bestselling books about the mischievous little girl who lives at the Plaza Hotel in New York. Kay also served as a creative consultant and vocal arranger on Andy's three summer replacement network television series in 1957, 1958, and 1959. In the summer of 1961, Kay traveled with Andy and coached him throughout his starring role in a summer stock tour of the musical Pal Joey. Their personal and professional relationship finally ended in 1962 when Andy met and married Claudine Longet and Kay moved to Rome. Solo career Williams at the Moon River Theater in Branson, Missouri, 2006 Williams' solo career began in 1953.[4] He recorded six songs for RCA Victor's label "X", but none of them were popular hits.[5] After finally landing a spot as a regular on Tonight Starring Steve Allen in 1954,[6] Williams was signed to a recording contract with Cadence Records, a small label in New York run by conductor Archie Bleyer. His third single, "Canadian Sunset" reached No. 7 in the Top Ten in August 1956, and was soon followed by his only Billboard No. 1 hit—in February 1957—"Butterfly

Couple Profile Source
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Williams

Distinctive Feature
Voice

Religion
Christian

Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
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Died
2012-09-25

Year(s) Active
1938–2012

High School
Western Hills High School

Place of Death
Branson, Missouri, USA

Cause of Death
Bladder Cancer

Official Websites
www.andywilliams.com/, www.andywilliamstheatre.com/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97797236

Music Genre (Text)
Traditional pop, easy listening, country

Record Label
Sony BMG/Columbia, Cadence

Associated Acts
The Williams Brothers

Record Label
Columbia

Current Partner
10649

Dating Profile AutoText
Deceased||Andy Williams passed away on 25th Sep 2012 aged 84. |||

Current Status

Andy Williams passed away on 25th Sep 2012 aged 84.

Relationships

Andy Williams was previously married to Debbie Haas (1991 - 2012).

He is rumoured to have hooked up with Dinah Shore.

Andy Williams had 3 children, Noelle (52), Christian (51) and Robert (47).

About

Andy Williams is a 84 year old American Actor. Born Howard Andrew Williams on 3rd December, 1927 in Wall Lake, Iowa, USA and educated at Western Hills High School, he is famous for Moon River, (song) Speak Softly Love (song) in a career that spans 1938–2012. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Andy Williams is a member of the following lists: Las Vegas entertainers, People from Cheviot, Ohio and 2012 deaths.

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Posted by pram. s. mintaredja

Posted Sep 20, 2012

i like your song all the best

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