Perry Como

1912 - 2001

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Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (; May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer, actor and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century, he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label in 1943.He recorded primarily vocal pop and was renowned for recordings in the intimate, easy-listening genre pioneered by multi-media star Bing Crosby."Mr. C.", as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records and pioneered a weekly musical variety television show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Perry Como has received more than 2,858,598 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Perry Como is the 313th most popular singer (up from 439th in 2019), the 2,014th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,468th in 2019) and the 102nd most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Perry Como ranks 313 out of 3,541Before him are Ornella Vanoni, Eric Adams, Sade, Mahalia Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and Mylène Farmer. After him are Ariana Grande, Rita Pavone, Anne-Marie David, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Justin Bieber, and Tim Staffell.

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Among people born in 1912, Perry Como ranks 86Before him are Kim Sung-gan, Jiří Trnka, Yuen Siu-tien, Michel Debré, Richard Brooks, and Jacques Ellul. After him are Nereo Rocco, Rihei Sano, Petar Stambolić, Roy Sullivan, Axel Springer, and David Packard. Among people deceased in 2001, Perry Como ranks 60Before him are Francisco da Costa Gomes, Katharine Graham, Edward Gierek, Seishiro Shimatani, David Graf, and Donald J. Cram. After him are Chet Atkins, Isao Inokuma, Michele Alboreto, Luis Carniglia, Liisi Oterma, and Marvin Harris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Perry Como ranks 2,014 out of 15,968Before him are Eva Mendes (1974), Justin Timberlake (1981), William Henry Pickering (1858), Samuel Adams (1722), Bill Finger (1914), and Donald J. Cram (1919). After him are Robert Todd Lincoln (1843), Ariana Grande (1993), Richard Pryor (1940), Henry Winkler (1945), Janet Yellen (1946), and Ronnie Coleman (1964).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Perry Como ranks 102Before him are Katy Perry (1984), Carl Perkins (1932), Andy Williams (1927), Eric Adams (1952), Mahalia Jackson (1911), and Justin Timberlake (1981). After him are Ariana Grande (1993), Busta Rhymes (1972), Barry Manilow (1943), Solomon Burke (1936), Ricky Nelson (1940), and Michael Bolton (1953).