Remembering Andy Williams: Died Tuesday at 84

Andy Williams, platinum-selling musical artist renowned for his smooth voice and classics such as “Moon River,” died Sept. 25, 2012, at 84 years old.

collage of newspaper articles about the life and death of singer and entertainer Andy Williams

Collage of newspaper articles about the life and death of singer and entertainer Andy Williams

Find old newspaper articles and recent news about famous American singer and entertainer Andy Williams in GenealogyBank’s online archives.

Read the latest news about Andy Williams’s recent death in our obituaries archive now: http://bit.ly/So8wkK. Keep an eye on this page. We receive live newspaper feeds so we should have his obituary and funeral details available in the archives soon.

I have been reading more about the life and career of this great entertainer, and finding out a lot of interesting things. For example, I didn’t know that at age 14, Andy Williams was the dubbed-in voice of Lauren Bacall in her 1945 move “To Have and Have Not.”

Listen to it here on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX3ccbPbohg

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Thomas Jay Kemp

Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank. Tom Kemp is an internationally known librarian and archivist – he is the author of over 35 genealogy books and hundreds of articles about genealogy and family history.

He previously served as the Chair of the National Council of Library & Information Associations (Washington, DC) and as Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

An active genealogist, he has been working on his own family history for 47 years. With the rapidly growing online archives at GenealogyBank – it is a great day for genealogy!

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About Thomas Jay Kemp

Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank. Tom Kemp is an internationally known librarian and archivist – he is the author of over 35 genealogy books and hundreds of articles about genealogy and family history. He previously served as the Chair of the National Council of Library & Information Associations (Washington, DC) and as Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. An active genealogist, he has been working on his own family history for 47 years. With the rapidly growing online archives at GenealogyBank – it is a great day for genealogy!

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