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Richard Maloof (born January 17, 1940) is an American musician who played bass and tuba for the Lawrence Welk orchestra. He was born and raised by Cy and Lucille Maloofas, one of three children. Richard graduated from San Juan High School in Citrus Heights, then attended Sacramento State University, Los Angeles City College and UCLA while searching for work as a musician. He got his first break playing for Les Brown`s band and later Carmen Cavallaro before joining the U. S. Army. While stationed at the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD), Richard played in the NORAD Commanders Jazz Band alongside future Welk musicians Johnny Zell and Dave Edwards. During his NORAD stint he got the invitation to join Lawrence Welk, both with the orchestra and on his weekly television show. That was in August 1967 and he remained when the show ended in February 1982.
Richard has also performed music for several TV shows such as The Julie Andrews Show and Kojak as well as several commercials and feature films, and has performed on stage for the show Forever Plaid. He also served six years with the Los Angeles Pops and also teaches music sight and ear training for LA`s Musicians Institute. He married fellow Welk star Mary Lou Metzger 16 June 1973. They reside in Sherman Oaks, California.
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Richard Maloof (born January 17, 1940) is an American musician who played bass and tuba for the Lawrence Welk orchestra.
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Married||Mary Lou Metzger and Richard Maloof
have been married since 16th Jun 1973. |||
Mary Lou Metzger and Richard Maloof have been married for 43 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1972 and were married on 16th Jun 1973.
Richard Maloof is a 72 year old American Musician. Born on 17th January, 1944 in Sacramento, California and educated at San Juan High School, he is famous for The Lawrence Welk Show. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Richard Maloof is a member of the following lists:
Musicians from Sacramento, California and
American people of Lebanese descent.
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