Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Who died this date in 1992, an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted the television program The Lawrence Welk Showfrom 1951 to 1982. His style came to be known to his large audience of radio, television, and live-performance fans (and critics) as "champagne music". READ more here

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1 comment:

  1. He was an institution and he always seemed to be on television when I was growing up. We have found and purchased many of his records over the years (Rob)