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Perry Como

Perry ComoAKA Pierino Roland Como

Born: 18-May-1912
Birthplace: Canonsburg, PA
Died: 12-May-2001
Location of death: Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Buried, Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: It's Impossible

[1] Born into a Catholic Family, attending St. Patrick Catholic Church in Canonsburg. His father Pietro was not a Catholic at the time of his death, memorial services being held at Greenside United Presbyterian Church. See Malcolm McFarlane and Ken Crossland, Perry Como: A Biography and Complete Career Record (2009), pages 8-10.

Father: Pietro Como (b. 1877, d. 1945)
Mother: Lucia Travaglini (b. 1883, d. 1961)
Sister: Basilica
Brother: Domenico
Sister: Giuseppina
Sister: Venzie (b. 1918)
Brother: Albert (b. 1920)
Brother: Gene (b. 1923)
Wife: Roselle Belline (m. 31-Jul-1933, d. 10-Aug-1998, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Ronald
Son: David
Daughter: Terri

    High School: Canonsburg High School, Canonsburg, PA (two years)

    Emmy 1956
    Emmy 1957
    Kennedy Center Honor 1987
    Endorsement of Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
    Jupiter Island
    Italian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alzheimer's

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