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LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. pop singer Eddie Fisher, whose clear voice brought him a devoted following of teenage girls in the early 1950s before marriage scandals overshadowed his fame, has died at age 82.

He passed away Wednesday night at his home in Berkeley, California, of complications from hip surgery, his daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher of Los Angeles, told The Associated Press.

"Late last evening the world lost a true America icon," Fisher's family said in a statement released by its publicist. "One of the greatest voices of the century passed away. He was an extraordinary talent and a true mensch."

The death was first reported by Hollywood website deadline.com.

In the early 50s, Fisher sold millions of records with 32 hit songs including "Thinking of You," "Any Time," "Oh, My Pa-pa," "I'm Yours," "Wish You Were Here," "Lady of Spain" and "Count Your Blessings."

His fame was enhanced by his 1955 marriage to movie star Debbie Reynolds — they were touted as "America's favorite couple" — and the birth of two children.

Their daughter Carrie Fisher became a film star herself in the first three "Star Wars" films as Princess Leia, and later gained fame as a best-selling author of "Postcards From the Edge" and other books.

Carrie Fisher spent most of 2008 on the road with her autobiographical show "Wishful Drinking." In an AP interview, she told of singing with her father on stage in San Jose. Eddie Fisher was by then in a wheelchair and living in San Francisco.

When Eddie Fisher's best friend, producer Mike Todd, was killed in a 1958 plane crash, Fisher comforted the widow, Elizabeth Taylor. Amid sensationalist headlines, Fisher divorced Reynolds and married Taylor in 1959.

The Fisher-Taylor marriage lasted only five years. Taylor fell in love with co-star Richard Burton during the Rome filming of "Cleopatra," divorced Fisher and married Burton in one of the great entertainment world scandals of the 20th century.

Fisher's career never recovered from the notoriety. He married actress Connie Stevens, and they had two daughters. Another divorce followed. He married twice more.

Edwin Jack Fisher was born Aug. 10, 1928, in Philadelphia, one of seven children of a Jewish grocer. At 15 he was singing on Philadelphia radio.

After moving to New York, Fisher was adopted as a protege by comedian Eddie Cantor, who helped the young singer become a star in radio, television and records.

Fisher's romantic messages resonated with young girls in the pre-Elvis period. Publicist-manager Milton Blackstone helped the publicity by hiring girls to scream and swoon at Fisher's appearances.

After getting out of the Army in 1953 following a two-year hitch, hit records, his own TV show and the headlined marriage to Reynolds made Fisher a top star. The couple costarred in a 1956 romantic comedy, "Bundle of Joy," that capitalized on their own parenthood.

In 1960 he played a role in "Butterfield 8," for which Taylor won an Academy Award. But that film marked the end of his movie career.

After being discarded by Taylor, Fisher became the butt of comedians' jokes. He began relying on drugs to get through performances, and his bookings dwindled. He later said he had made and spent $20 million during his heyday, and much of it went to gambling and drugs.

In 1983, Fisher attempted a full-scale comeback. But his old fans had been turned off by the scandals, and the younger generation had been turned on by rock. The tour was unsuccessful.

He had added to his notoriety that year with an autobiography, "Eddie: My Life, My Loves." Of his first three marriages, he wrote he had been bullied into marriage with Reynolds, whom he didn't know well; became nursemaid as well as husband to Taylor, and was reluctant to marry Connie Stevens but she was pregnant and he "did the proper thing."

Another autobiography, "Been There, Done That," published in 1999, was even more searing. He called Reynolds "self-centered, totally driven, insecure, untruthful, phony." He claimed he abandoned his career during the Taylor marriage because he was too busy taking her to emergency rooms and cleaning up after her pets, children and servants. Both ex-wives were furious, and daughter Carrie Fisher threatened to change her name to Reynolds.

At 47, Fisher married a 21-year-old beauty queen, Terry Richard. The marriage ended after 10 months. His fifth marriage, to Betty Lin, a Chinese-born businesswoman, lasted longer than any of the others.

Fisher had two children with Reynolds: Carrie and Todd; and two girls with Stevens: Joely and Tricia.
Published in Bangor Daily News on Sep. 24, 2010.
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November 15, 2017
You were such a big part of my life. I still get teary hearing your voice. You are still loved and remembered always.
Diane
June 5, 2017
Valenda Newell
July 23, 2015
A great voice, a great heart. Thanks for the time we spent together, and for keeping alive the music of our hero, Al Jolson!
Bruce Wexler
September 22, 2014
Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

Rest Eddie, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
Harry Simpson
August 10, 2014
You had a good heart and the world's greatest singing voice. There will never be another Eddie Fisher.
Margie
July 10, 2013
My Dad first saw you when Jenny Grossinger introduced you on stage in 1950. You had a beautiful voice. Rest in peace, Eddie.
Ted Halpern
March 3, 2013
Rest In Peace, Mr. Fisher. Thank You For Sharing Your Wonderful Talent With The World. See You On The Other Side.
Richard Owen
October 1, 2012
Eddie, my older sister Evelyn loved your music till her passing in 2010. RIP Mr. Eddie F.
Dave Rogers
April 17, 2012
APRIL 17 2012
I FIRST SAW EDDIE IN LAS VEGAS. HE ALWAYS ENTERED FROM THE BACK OF THE SHOW ROOM. THE NEXT TIME WAS AT THE PLAYHOUSE ON THE MALL IN PARAMUS NEW JERSEY. THE HOUSE WAS HALF FILLED.HE SANG HIS HEART OUT.THEN IN ATLANTIC CITY ON MOTHER DAYS WEEKEND. THE PLACE WAS PACKED AND I HAD A FRONT ROW TABLE. I ASKED HIM TO SING AL JOLSON SONGS. HE CAME OFF THE STAGE AND STOOD ON MY CHAIR AND SANG.I AM SEVENTY YEARS OLD AND STILL CHERISH THAT MOMENT. TO ME HE WAS THE BEST AND I PLAY HIS MUSIC OFTEN. THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOICE. GOD BLESS
TOM T
July 29, 2011
I knew Eddie Fisher for a number of years on a personal level. One of his last live appearances was at the French Lick Resort in Indiana. The placed was packed with enthusiastic crowds, BUT he had forgotten a number of words to his songs and stumbled thru the evening. Even though it was not the OLD Eddie Fisher, he was still a great showman, with a beautiful voice. May G-d comfort him with eternal peace.
T B
July 19, 2011
So sorry to hear of your passing. May you rest in peace. I enjoyed your music as I was growing into maturity. Sue
Sue Gartman
May 10, 2011
RIP Eddie. Best voice of all the 50's singers and a very nice person.
Jane Nolan
April 7, 2011
MAY YOUR MEMORY BE ETERNAL!
Rev. Nicholas V. Gamvas
January 4, 2011
Never met Eddie , but I thought he had a cool kind of voice . I'm a singer , not professional but could have been and every time I got up to sing in the early yrs some place ,if anyone there new me they would yell out , sing EDDIE FISHER. My favoret was I NEED YOU NOW . Sang it every time. Afriend never known Wendell Elliott
Wendell Elliott
December 17, 2010
Yvette MOrton
December 17, 2010
Eddie with fan Yvette Morton after show in Newton, MA Jan. 1988
Yvette Morton
December 17, 2010
Photo taken with fan Yvette Morton after show in Newton, MA in Jan. 1988
Yvette Morton
October 27, 2010
Dearest Eddie: I was the president of the Canadian fanclub for years. (1950's) I loved you since I was a teenager! I have all your records, etc. You wrote to me a few times, letters I still have! Met you twice. In Vegas,in 1992, you were so nice to me, we had our pictures taken together! I feel so sad as I felt I personally knew you. I hated the way comedians made fun of you. I will always miss you and loved your wonderful voice! Ann Potter, Ottawa, Canada
October 27, 2010
October 27, 2010 Dearest Eddie, I fell in love with you in the 1950's. I was president of your Fan Club for many years.Have all your records. You used to correspond with me. Met you twice. Miss you. Ann Potter, Ottawa, Canada
October 27, 2010
I was president of the Canadian Fanclub for many years. I have all his records, etc., I loved him dearly! He used to correspond with me. Met him twice and he was so sweet. I deeply miss him! Ann Potter, Ottawa, Canada
October 17, 2010
Rest in peace Eddie, I feel so sad to know you are gone. What a beautiful voice God had given you. love you,
R.S in Corona, Ca
October 15, 2010
Eddie darling, I grew up with your songs and loved them and you. Followed your career, your marriages and your children's. You never married an ugly woman. What a life you had. My favorite song was Oh My PaPa. Rest in peace dear Eddie. cj in Vandalia, OH
cj powell
October 14, 2010
Eddie's singing was the greatest. During his shows his voice brought down the house. I have been his fan since I first saw him on Coke Time when I was a child. I was lucky to have seen him perform around 8 times. Always great.
Yvette Morton
October 14, 2010
I have been a fan of Eddie Fisher since Coke Time. I saw him perform in the Catskill Mountains and in MA. What a voice. He brought down the house.
Yvette Morton
October 8, 2010
In the early 1970s I was returning to Michigan from a family visit in Brooklyn, New York and my parents and I stopped at a Howard Johnsons for a mid-morning breakfast. We sat at the counter & Dad began talking to the man sitting next to him. Throughout the meal the two men talked & laughed. Every once in awhile I would enter the conversation and it was a pleasant diversion made even more pleasant a few moments later. The man got up, shook my Dad's hand and came over to speak to both my Mom & me. When Dad went to pay the bill the cashier told him it had been taken care of by the man who had been sitting next to him. My Dad said "that is so nice, but, why?" The cashier said, "oh - that was Eddie Fisher and he wanted to do something nice for your family." That was a big deal but even better a few years later. Eddie Fisher was performing in Flint at the Whiting Auditorium where I was working and I got to meet him and tell him the story. I went through the entire story even describing the dark brown leather jacket he had been wearing. He remembered the jacket and had a vague memory and said "that must have been the time I was doing the Mike Douglas show" but he didn't have much of a memory about it - not surprisingly. The story, however, seemed to mean a great deal to him as I related how much admiration my Dad had for him. And he was laughing at my telling of the story so it was a wonderful experience. He was a nice man to work with for the few days he was performing and Whiting's staff and crew enjoyed having him in the building. The audiences were enthusiastic.
Cathie Davids
October 8, 2010
Eddie Fisher had the greatest voice of all the 50's singers. I have many of his Coke Times. I remember showing one to my mother and when Eddie starting singing "Prisoner of Love" I saw tears in her eyes. We still love you Eddie. I met Eddie in 1967 at the Palace in N.Y. after I managed to get to his dressing room and he was very nice to me and let me take some great photos.
Fred
October 6, 2010
Because your mother & I had met & sort of adopted each other I affectionately refered to you as Papa!You were my favourite singer when I was growing up!There will never be another one like you!I miss you Papa!
Kathie J
October 3, 2010
I was visiting relatives in England when a friend told me you had passed over, I knew you were tired but now you are happy and you will be singing to your beloved, Betty Lin. God Bless you Eddie you have left us with your beautiful voice through your recordings
Jacqueline Knight
October 2, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
laura
October 2, 2010
I've been a fan of Eddie Fisher since I first heard him sing in 1952. To me he was the was THE BEST SINGER. I first saw him live at London Palladium in 1976 and remember him singing one song without a mike - what a voice. I was rewarded for my loyalty in 1978 when I met him and Betty in his home in San Francisco. I was not disappointed, he was a really nice guy. R.I.P. Eddie. Hope to see you again in Heaven.
Frank Darwin
October 1, 2010
Frank H Smalley Jr and Eddie Fisher on a cruise ship around 1992
I had the pleasure of meeting Eddie Fisher when he performed on a cruise ship in 1992?
Have always admired him and enjoyed his wonderful voice.
Here is a picture I had taken with him on that cruise ship.
All the best to his family. Frank H Smalley SCC Fl
Frank Smalley Jr
October 1, 2010
I AM 72. MY HUSBAND PASSED AWAY LAST YR. HE HAD TAKEN ME 4 TIMES. HE SHOOK MY HUSBAND'S HAND. I HAD MY PICTURE TAKEN WITH HIM.

MY FAVORTE SINGER SINCE I WAS A TEENAGER.
Mrs. Rose Van Alstyne
October 1, 2010
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. A true talent will be missed!
Lisa Torres
September 30, 2010
please be at peace, Mr. Fisher. Your voice will live forever in your recordings.
Sue Gartman
September 30, 2010
I loved the talent of Eddie Fisher. May he find peace in heaven.


Sue Judith Gartman
Sue Gartman
September 30, 2010
Goodbye to the first great love of my life and the greatest popular singer of all time. I'm so glad I got to meet him at Melodyland in 1964 -- he was so gracious to me and my friend.

My condolences to the family in your time of loss.
Carol Craft
September 30, 2010
My deepest sympathy to his family. God bless you all.
Gloria
September 30, 2010
Dayan emes
Dvora Lederman
September 29, 2010
To Eddies family----how very very sad. I remember the "good" days when he was on top of the world. Eddie was blessed with a voice unlike none. He was adorable, kind, caring back in the 50s. I had spent much time with he and his entourage. He was very special. Eddie's legacy "a voice to never be forgotten.
September 29, 2010
To Eddies family----how very very sad. I remember the "good" days when he was on top of the world. Eddie was blessed with a voice unlike none. He was adorable, kind, caring back in the 50s. I had spent much time with he and his entourage. He was very special. Eddie's legacy "a voice to never be forgotten.
Linda Leshnik-Muntner
September 29, 2010
God Blessed You we will Praying for your family
Gladys Peacock
September 29, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
September 29, 2010
I enjoyed Coke Time. He was a good singer. Life has many turns and I am sure he did his best.
F. Williams
September 29, 2010
elizabeth hickey
September 29, 2010
Another truly talented person has left our presence with the passing of Eddie. He gave us some truly memorable moments, and lasting treasures. They don't make them like this anymore. May Eddie join his comrades in Heaven, along with his Maker, and sing those wonderful songs we used to enjoy. His life will be remembered by his family, and those of us who appreciate true talent. My condolences to the Fishers.
Karen Lasch
September 28, 2010
EDDIE...LOVED ALL OF YOUR SONGS OF THE 1950'S. REST IN PEACE..PRAYERS FROM THE IRONS FAMILIES TEXAS & ALABAMA......
FRANK IRONS SR
September 28, 2010
Eddie Fisher was a household name in the fifties. I remember when I was a little girl listening to him on the radio singing "Oh My Papa." It still brings tears to my eyes when I reminisce about the way he melodious sang it.
Chris (Hartford, Connecticut)
September 28, 2010
I attended the Eddie Fisher program at the Illinois State Fair while I was in high school with family friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed his show and wonderful singing. It was a night that I will never forget. He surely will have a special place in heaven. May your memories bring you peace. Velda Plopper, Athens, Illinois
Velda Plopper
September 28, 2010
Thanks for all the good times
Debbey Wenger
September 28, 2010
To The Fisher Family,
Growing up to Mr. Fisher's music was a sheer joy for so many of us. May God bless you and bring you peace at this time and always.
Beth Wickham
September 28, 2010
JUST A GREAT GUY THAT MY FAMILY LOVE TO HEAR SING! WE WILL ALWAYS REMEBER HIM IN PEACE & LOVE.
RICK ARCHER & FAMILY
September 28, 2010
9/28/2010

The Eddie Fisher Family,

I grew-up listening to your love one charm us in song. His memory will forever remain in our hearts.May God bless & comfort you is my prayer.
J. Greer
September 28, 2010
I was one of the teenagers who screamed at Coketime and other venues. Now a grandmother of 6, I still listen to Eddie's songs. No other singer has ever come close to Eddie for me! I met him several tinmes over the years and found him as sweet and lovely to his fans as the public persona his publicity people projected. I will never forget him and never stop listening to his music. He was the best. RIP Eddie.
Doris Meyer
September 28, 2010
My parents favorite song was, "Wish You Were Here." When I hear it, it brings back great memories. B. Outten (Keystone Heights, Fl(
September 28, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Donna Borrell
September 28, 2010
I got to meet Eddie Fisher when i was in Vietnam a long time ago,he was and still one of my favor singers.God Bless You Mr.Fisher.
Thomas Hebert Vietnam Vet
September 27, 2010
To the Fisher family:
May the comfort from family and friends strengthen you during this difficult time, and may you find comfort in the words found in the last book of the Holy Scriptures: "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away."
September 27, 2010
while growing up in New York I would hear Eddie Fisher songs coming out of the apartment windows..What a wonderful sound to hear. My prays are with you & your family.
sharyn figueroa
September 27, 2010
Met Eddie Fisher when he attended the benefit gathering for a mutual friend, Bob Lucas in Santa Rosa, CA. Bob was a jazz pianist. Eddie sang for the crowd and added to the excitement of the evening. Good-bye Eddie, Good-bye Bob.
Sheila Ollis
September 27, 2010
EDDIE FISHER WILL BE REMEMBERED THROUGH HIS SONGS.... HE WAS A VERY TALENTED MAN AND HAD SOME BEAUTIFUL WIVES....THANK GOODNESS FOR RECORDINGS OF HIS MUSIC, SO HE WILL NEVER FULLY BE GONE........ONLY HIS EARTHLY BODY.... JUDITH KEPLER MARTIN, DENHAM SPRINGS, LA.
September 27, 2010
Thanks for all of your entertainment and all of those songs, I remember O My Papa
as one of my favorites.

Joseph Kriegbaum
Springfield,Ohio
September 27, 2010
I am originally from Philadelphia and remember Eddie Fisher and his beautiful voice so well...I still have his 45 records! May he rest in peace and sing for the angels.
September 27, 2010
i was one of the bobbie soxers who followed Eddie in the 1950s. it wasn't until the 1970s when he was at the steel pier in AC. i went to the show i wanted to hear his songs.
he noticed me from the stage and started talking to me. every one in the audience turned and looked at me. then he sang a love song directly to me, i didn't know what to make of it. he then directed all the rest of his songs in the show to me. i was really surprised, and excited i felt like a teenager again. i told everyone at work about it, i was on cloud nine. i have a very nice memory of Eddie.
karen tikkala
September 27, 2010
He will be missed ! He was a wonderful person with a big heart ! God remembers him and will take him home !! Be at peace, Eddie !! You will always be loved in Heaven and on Earth. ! Reverend Raina Hamill.
Raina Hamil
September 27, 2010
So sorry for your lost to the entire family. May God comfort you one and all.
Angela
September 27, 2010
my husband was the little boy who sang at your parents' wedding.
your father was a wonderful lyrical tenor.
how proud he must have been of you.
live, love and laugh..
September 27, 2010
back in 1955 i listened to coke time. for fifteen minutes i would listen for him to sing oh my papa. such a beautiful voice. he will be greatly missed god bless his soul.
barbara fanning
September 27, 2010
Cori Ackerman
September 27, 2010
RIP pvt eddie fisher , as i remember him from the ed sullivan show .MM avon,ct
September 27, 2010
Carmen Estremera
September 27, 2010
My deep sympathy to the family
one of your very first fans.
Dottie
September 27, 2010
TO THE FISHER FAMILY,
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOUR FAMILY. MAY YOU DRAW COMFORT FROM THE PROMISE OF THE RESURRECTION, A TIME WHEN WE CAN SEE OUR LOVED ONES AGAIN.

A CARING NEIGHBOR
September 27, 2010
My condolences to the family. May you treasure your memories as they become more precious in the days to come. And remember God is a refuge and stength, a help that is readily to be found during distresses.
Mines family
September 27, 2010
rip mr fisher
michael
September 27, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Sandy Chandler
September 27, 2010
Our sincere condolences to the family. I truly know your pain as my father left us 10 months ago. May your memories bring you comfort and peace. Our prayers are with you.

(2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
Jones Family
September 27, 2010
RIP
Richard Fisher
September 27, 2010
Please accept my deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts. May time accomplish what no words can do.
We will miss him.
Mary Backman
September 27, 2010
LOVED HIS VOICE..THE STORIES...DONNA
DONNA PAPA
September 27, 2010
What can I say......Joely, Tricia, Todd and Carrie. My deepest sympathy. But I sure did luv your "Mothers". They were my favorites when I was younger. Eddie, may you rest in peace
September 26, 2010
To the Fisher family, sorry for your loss, may GOD give you his LOVE, STRENGTH, and PEACE in this time of sorrow. He had many fans that have lost him as well, they all member what and what year his songs came out and they reminess what was going on in their lives when his songs hit the radio. He is with JESUS now and he has become one of GOD'S ANGELS he has in HEAVEN with him, he is moving into his knew home and he is walking side by side with JESUS on streets of gold. May he R.I.P <3
Newton
September 26, 2010
Dear Eddie;
Followed you in the 1950's and later.
Thanks for all you have given to the world in song and spirit. I pray your family will have peace, and you as well.
September 26, 2010
I LOVED YOUR MUSIC.
OH MY PAPA WAS AN INSPIRATION FOR ME TO PLAY ON THE TRUMPET.
ROB LEVINE
ROB LEVINE
September 26, 2010
His voice touched my heart when I first heard it on the radio at the age of 3.May he and his loved ones find peace.
Annie Ryan
September 26, 2010
To Eddie fisher's family and friends,
My the peace of God that excels all thought comfort you during this time of sorrow.(Pilippains 4:7)
alice
September 26, 2010
In spite of what was written by the Media Eddie was a wonderful, good hearted guy and I was proud to be a friend of his and Joey Forman in South Philly . To His Children Be proud of your Dad ....Most guys in the neighborhood would of given anything to have enjoyed his life style..
Joey Tabak Boca Raton Fl formerly of So Philly
September 26, 2010
I prefer to remember the Eddie of yesterday. That's the way his true fans will remember him - sweet, innocent, kind and precious. I will miss you.
Patricia Brown
September 26, 2010
bradley kelly
September 26, 2010
Eddie was an inspiration to all of our generation and a tremendous talent!
Lance Anthony
September 26, 2010
Your Beautiful Tenor Voice will never be silenced. May God guide you to his kingdom and give you peace...
Yocheved Cook
September 26, 2010
i am a fan to the late eddy fisher and a holy bible verse so he can go to heaven...he was a very wonderful person and we will all miss him very much... he helped me get back on the road to worshipping jesus christ our savior, he was the kind of sweet inspiration that helped people keep the joy in their hearts...the our fathers prayer will help him face his father and his mission in lifes will is to serve god ...amen now and eternially. see you in our lives as a friend and follower of christ until we get him in heaven and on earth...assurance as a believer...
linda emory
September 26, 2010
to eddie fishers sibblings so sorry for your loss--your father had a wonderful singing voice. was a handsome man. count your blessings and oh my papa were my favorites. may you all find your way with good thoughts of your dad.
dianne lipare
September 26, 2010
His voice is still a symbol of a wonderful time and place in American Music. RIP EF
Mike
mike chamberlin
September 26, 2010
Your dad was my first love when I was a little girl. He passed away the same night as my loving husband did. I feel your pain. God be with you at this time.
Fran Patino
September 26, 2010
To the children of Eddie Fisher. Your father was one of our favorite singers and was also enjoyed by our parents. His many hit songs are still favorites. Our thoughts are with you at this time.
September 26, 2010
Nature

As a fond mother, when the day is o'er,
Leads by the hand her little child to bed,
Half willing, half reluctant to be led,
And leave his broken playthings on the floor,
Still gazing at them through the open door,
Nor wholly reassured and comforted
By promises of others in their stead,
Which, though more splendid, may not please him more;
So Nature deals with us, and takes away
Our playthings one by one, and by the hand
Leads us to rest so gently, that we go
Scarce knowing if we wish to go or stay,
Being too full of sleep to understand
How far the unknown transcends the what we know.

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Poetry Foundation
dee
September 26, 2010
to the children of eddie fisher my thoughts are with you. your father had a great talent. his golden voice will always be with you.
vicki pounders
September 26, 2010
My deepest sympathy to the children of Eddie Fisher.

When I heard the news on TV it brought back many memories of the times I was fortunate enough to meet Eddie when he would come back to Philly, whether it be to visit his family or appear at the now closed Palumbo's in South Philly.

Eddie had the most magnificant voice and as his daughter said he was a true "Mensch". The world has lost a wonderful person.
Debra Brown
September 26, 2010
Rest in peace.
Henryk Zaleski
September 26, 2010
Debbie and Eddie visited a sick relative of mine in the hospital, way back in the 50's and I will always remember how special it was. The picture was on the front page of the paper in California. It was a shirttale relative that I never got to meet. She was very young, like 3 or 4 yrs old, and died from one of the popular childhood illnesses of that day. Faith Mason Erickson Giardina
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