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Lawrence Welk at ground breaking for the new Union Bank in Santa Monica, California, 1960

Description: Band Leader, Conductor, USA
Known For: Big band leader in the fourties and fifties.
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Easy Listening
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.redhotjazz.com/welk.html
Date Born: 11th March 1903
Location Born: Strasburg, North Dakota, United States of America
Date Died: 17th May 1992
Location Died: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Pneumonia
Summary: Welk had a number of instrumental hits, including a cover of the song "Yellow Bird." His highest charting record was "Calcutta", which achieved hit status in 1961.
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