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 (lĭb′ə-rä′chē), (Wladziu) 1919-1987.
American pianist and entertainer who was noted for his virtuosity and flamboyant style.
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The rare Cadillac thought once to have belonged to flamboyant pianist Liberace is liveried in real 23 carat gold leaf.
Introduced into the flamboyant entertainer's hedonistic world at a Las Vegas show in 1977, Thorson began a tempestuous five-year love affair with Liberace.
1919 FLAMBOYANT American pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace was born in Wisconsin and started playing the piano when he was just four.
ROCKLAND -- A Rockland music store that drew national attention in February when its roof collapsed under the weight of snow, sparking fears that a rhinestone-covered piano once owned by Liberace was damaged, has reopened.
Before Lady Gaga, there was Boy George and Elton John and Madonna, and before them, there was Wladzlu Valentino Liberace (1919-1987) the pianist and performer known simply (and legally) as Liberace; to his friends he was Lee.
14 ( ANI ): Winston Churchill beat the likes of US President Barack Obama, Frank Sinatra and Liberace to bag the title of the king of the witty put-down, a new survey has revealed.
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (15) SCOTT THORSON (Matt Damon) meets choreographer Bob Black (Scott Bakula) in a gay bar and the two head to Las Vegas to enjoy a sold-out performance by Liberace (Michael Douglas).
In the latter context, a visit to the Liberace Museum was inevitable.
The Liberace biopic 'Behind the Candelabra' added to its haul in Los Angeles on Sunday night during an Emmy Awards ceremony that didn't see one show dominate, but departing series 'Breaking Bad' earn the coveted best drama trophy nonetheless.
The Hollywood actors, who are both nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie category for Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra, have also been enlisted to give away the prestigious gongs on the same night, it has been revealed.
Now completely silver-haired, the 68-year-old also dished about Liberace, whom he plays in HBO's well-received "Behind the Candelabra," his kissing scenes with Matt Damon who portrays Scott Thorson (Liberace's much younger lover), wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and his divorce from Diandra Luker.
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (15) BEHIND The Candelabra opens in a gay bar where Scott Thorson (Matt Damon) meets choreographer Bob Black (Scott Bakula), who takes Scott to Las Vegas to enjoy a sold-out performance by Liberace (Michael Douglas, left).