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Steve Lawrence (born July 8, 1935) is an American singer, perhaps best known as a member of a duo with his wife Eydie Gormé. The two have appeared together since appearing regularly on Steve Allen's The Tonight Show in the mid 1950s[1][2]. July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... The duet, by Hendrik ter Brugghen A duet is a musical composition or piece for two performers, most often used for a vocal or piano duet. ... Eydie Gormé (b. ... Steve Allen on the cover of Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion, and Morality Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American musician, comedian, and writer who was instrumental in innovating the concept of the television talk show. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Lawrence is an actor as well, appearing in guest roles on television shows in every decade since the 1950s[3], in shows such as The Carol Burnett Show, Night Gallery, Police Story, Murder, She Wrote, Gilmore Girls, and CSI. In the 1960s Lawrence was the star of a variety show called The Steve Lawrence Show, "the last television show in black and white on CBS"[2]. Lawrence also appeared in the last season of The Nanny as Fran's never-before-seen father, Morty Fine. The 1950s were the decade that traditionally speaking, spanned the years 1950 through 1959. ... The original cast in 1967. ... Night Gallery was Rod Serlings follow-up to The Twilight Zone, airing on NBC from 1970 to 1973. ... This article is about the American TV series Police Story, for the Jackie Chan film see Police Story (movie) Police Story was an anthology television drama on the NBC broadcast network from the years 1973 through 1977. ... Murder, She Wrote is a long-running television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. ... Gilmore Girls is an hour-long American television drama/comedy that has aired since 2000. ... CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is a popular Alliance Atlantis/CBS police procedural television series, running since October 2000, about a team of forensic scientists. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... A variety show is a show with a variety of acts, often including music and comedy skits, especially on television. ... The Nanny was an American sitcom that first aired on November 3, 1993 on CBS. It starred Fran Drescher as the nanny named Fran (as Ann Hampton Callaway sang in the theme she wrote). ...


Lawrence portrayed manager Maury Slime in the hit movie The Blues Brothers with John Belushi. The Blues Brothers is a 1980 musical/comedy film, directed by John Landis and featuring on-screen musical performances by The Blues Brothers and their supporting band, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker. ...


Awards

Lawrence has been awarded a Drama Critics Circle Award and a Tony Award nomination for his performance of What Makes Sammy Run on Broadway[1], and two Emmy Awards —one for production—for Steve & Eydie Celebrate Irving Berlin, which altogether won seven Emmys. What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... An Emmy Award. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Beilin (as per [1]), in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, now Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ...


With Gormé, he has been the recipient of two Emmys for Our Love is Here to Stay, a tribute to George and Ira Gershwin; a "Best Performance By a Vocal Duo or Group" Grammy Award for We Got Us; a Film Advisory Board's Award of Excellence and a Television Critics Circle Award for From This Moment On, a tribute to Cole Porter. George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ...


The duo have also won a Las Vegas Entertainment Award for "Musical Variety Act of the Year" four times, three of them consecutively. They have been honoured with a lifetime achievement award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame[4], and in 1995 were the recipients of an Ella Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Singers[1][4], a non-profit organization that helps professional singers with counseling and financial assistance. The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Society of Singers (established 1984) is a not for profit charitable organisation based in Los Angeles, California. ...


Personal life

Lawrence was born Sidney Leibowitz[2] in Brooklyn, New York. He and Gormé married on December 29, 1957 at the El Rancho Hotel[2] in Las Vegas, Nevada[1]. They had two sons, the younger of whom, Michael, died in 1986 at the age of 23[1][2]. A map of New York City, highlighting Brooklyn. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Entertainment Capital of the World; Sin City: Location of Las Vegas in Nevada Coordinates: County Clark Mayor Oscar B. Goodman Area    - City 131. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c d e Biography from Las Vegas Online
  2. ^ a b c d e 2003 Interview with Larry King, from a CNN website
  3. ^ Steve Lawrence at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ a b Official website of Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé

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