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 3,200,883 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Perry Como is the 335th most popular singer (down from 312th in 2019), the 2,074th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,013th in 2019) and the 106th most popular Singer.

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Among singers, Perry Como ranks 335 out of 3,528Before him are Christina Aguilera, Anggun, Joey Ramone, Linda Ronstadt, Eric Adams, and Seal. After him are Atahualpa Yupanqui, Alexander Vertinsky, Agnes Baltsa, Anne-Marie David, Warda Al-Jazairia, and Lill-Babs.

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Among people born in 1912, Perry Como ranks 88Before him are Arne Næss, Richard Brooks, Sohn Kee-chung, Hugh Griffith, Jacques Ellul, and Shoichi Nishimura. After him are Philibert Tsiranana, Jean Améry, Jiří Trnka, Igor Markevitch, György Sárosi, and Fritz Klingenberg. Among people deceased in 2001, Perry Como ranks 58Before him are Michele Alboreto, Francisco Rabal, Vittorio Brambilla, Soad Hosny, Joseph Greenberg, and Joey Ramone. After him are Jean-Pierre Aumont, Chet Atkins, Marvin Harris, Birendra of Nepal, John Phillips, and Seishiro Shimatani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Perry Como ranks 2,074 out of 18,182Before him are Johnny Winter (1944), Georgina Spelvin (1936), Walter Tevis (1928), Alan Menken (1949), Madeleine Stowe (1958), and Leland Stanford (1824). After him are Tommie Smith (1944), Teri Hatcher (1964), Candice Bergen (1946), Tanya Roberts (1955), Harpo Marx (1888), and John Derek (1926).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Perry Como ranks 106Before him are Phil Ochs (1940), Justin Timberlake (1981), Christina Aguilera (1980), Joey Ramone (1951), Linda Ronstadt (1946), and Eric Adams (1952). After him are Roberta Flack (1937), Marc Anthony (1968), Neil Sedaka (1939), Ricky Nelson (1940), Anastacia (1968), and Chris Brown (1989).