Legendary singer Vic Damone dies at age 89

FOX NEWS

Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away on Sunday at the age of 89, his family tells Fox News.

Damone, whose smooth baritone led Frank Sinatra to famously declare he “had the best pipes in the business,” died at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., surrounded by several close relatives.

Damone also received a call from his friend, President Donald Trump, at the hospital in the days before he died, his family said.

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Best known for hits “You’re Breaking My Heart” and “On the Street Where You Live,” with over 2,500 recordings under his belt, Damone was part of the golden age of lounge singers who came to fame after World War II, including Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and Perry Como.

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5 Responses to Legendary singer Vic Damone dies at age 89

  1. hocuspocus13 says:

    One of the best things I inherited from my Father was his love of music

    As a little girl our house was filled with the sounds of the Italian American singers 󾓦󾓩

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  2. The Tundra PA says:

    Love that era of music. The very first record I ever owned–I was 5–was a 45 single of Perry Como singing “Round and Round”. Drove my mother crazy playing it over and over. RIP Vic. You added much beauty to our American experience with your lovely voice.

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  3. Lucille says:

    With baby Perry and first wife, Pier Angeli…

    1962 – my favorite album of his…such a smooth sound, perfect pitch, very romantic…

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Lucille says:

    Apparently this is Vic when a teenager…looks like him in the face but not the tightly waved hair….

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Bob Thoms says:

    Gawed how I love these crooners; sorry to see this art form fade away. The singers and songwriters of these classics just don’t exist any more, do they?

    Liked by 1 person

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