8/14/1926 - 1/10/2017
Country Music Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Buddy Greco
Buddy Greco, a best-selling jazz and pop singer and pianist, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, according to KNPR 88.9 Nevada Public Radio. He was 90.
KNPR cited the Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Norm Clarke, who announced the entertainer's death in a tweet.
Greco was born Armando Greco Aug. 14, 1926, in Philadelphia. He started playing the piano at age 4, and he was performing on the radio and in clubs at an early age.
Jazz legend Benny Goodman hired Greco to sing in his band...