Vic Damone was born on Tuesday, June 12, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is a famous American singer and entertainer.
Biography and Career:
His birth name was Vito Rocco Farinola and his ancestars where immigrants from italy. His father Roccowas was an electrician and his mother Mary taught piano. He as a kid done programs in church. The childhood days went dark when his father injured,which drops his studies. To support his family he worked as an usher and elevator operator in the Paramount Theater, in Manhattan. Farinola call's Vic Damone, using his mother's maiden name by himself.
The career had a rising start in 1945, where he won the first prize in Arthur Godfrey talent scouts contest. Two years later Damone had signed a contract with Mercury Records. "
I Have But One Heart", his first make reached #7 on the Billboard chart. Saturday Night Serenade is the first radio show by him in 1948.The singer also taken guns between 1951-1953 as army man. He married Pier Angeli, the italin based american actress. Later years he faces many up and downs. He left mercury and signed with columbia which made him in a higher path. After finishing his singing era he toured US and UK, plays in casino to regret his financial difficulties. He married Becky Ann Jones from 1974 to 1982 and Diahann Carroll from 1987 to 1996. He married Rena Rowan, fashion designer and co-founder of Jones New York, in 1998. In 1999, he received a certificate of advanced study from Philadelphia University. Being born on Jun 12, Vic is a Gemini.
Why do we like Vic Damone?
Vic is highly talented and although he lost his father at the early stage he never lost his confidence which made him one of the best.
Why is Vic Damone famous?
He is famous for his talent as a singer and entertainer.