Andy Williams

Howard Andrew Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American singer. He recorded 43 albums in his career, of which 15 have been gold certified and three platinum certified. He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards. He hosted The Andy Williams Show, a television variety show, from 1962 to 1971, along with numerous TV specials. The Andy Williams Show won three Emmy Awards. He sold more than 45 million records worldwide, including more than 10 million certified units in the United States.

Williams was active in the music industry for over 70 years until his death in September 2012 from bladder cancer, at the age of 84.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 3, 1927 (Wall Lake), Died September 25, 2012 (Branson)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D4AB-0232 10-in. 8/17/1944 (All of a sudden) My heart sings Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with male vocal septet vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0233 10-in. 8/17/1944 The trolley song Four King Sisters Female vocal quartet, with male vocal septet vocalist  


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"Williams, Andy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 December 2023.

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