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Lib·er·a·ce

 (lĭb′ə-rä′chē), (Wladziu) 1919-1987.
American pianist and entertainer who was noted for his virtuosity and flamboyant style.
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1919 16 MAY Wladziu Valentino Liberace, pianist and entertainer, was born.
Famously he was the voice of Kermit the Frog as well as other characters including Ernie and 1919 FLAMBOYANT American pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace was born in Wisconsin and started playing the piano when he was just four.
FLAMBOYANT American pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace, above, was born in Wisconsin and started playing the piano when he was just four.
I also learned that Wladziu Valentino Liberace, also called Lee Liberace, was a gifted child musician, if not quite a Mozartean prodigy At age 19, he played Liszt's formidable "A Major Concerto" with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra.
For Michael Douglas, his post-cancer comeback has fully arrived playing Wladziu Valentino Liberace - better known simply as Liberace - in Steven Soderbergh's feature-length biopic, Behind The Candelabra.
Wladziu Valentino Liberace came to London in 1956 and never stopped gushing about how much he loved his Mom.
Pathologically desperate to be liked, so egotistical he endowed a museum to himself, and such a third rate talent as a pianist one critic famously noted he took the class out of classical, there's no denying that the man born Wladziu Valentino Liberace, was a showbiz phenomenon.
Born Wladziu Valentino Liberace, he grew up in dire poverty, developing early on his "appetite for all things material," as Savick puts it.
HE was born Wladziu Valentino Liberace in 1919 in Wisconsin and later took elocution lessons to tone down his Polish accent.