Bing Crosby


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Bing Crosby var en skådespelare och producent. Han föddes i Tacoma, Washington, USA den 3 maj 1903. Bing Crosby dog 14 oktober 1977, han blev 74 år. Han är känd för bland annat Det susar i säven & Ichabods äventyr (1949), White Christmas (1954), High Society (1956), Holiday Inn (1942) och Going My Way (1944).

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Bing Crosby

Född 1903-05-03 (118 år sedan) i Tacoma, Washington, USA. Död 1977-10-14 (74 år).
Längd 170 cm.

Utmärkelse Gala År Prisad för
Grammy Hall of Fame Award (Let’s Call a Heart a Heart / Pennies from Heaven) 46th Annual Grammy Awards 2003 Let’s Call a Heart a Heart / Pennies from Heaven
Grammy Hall of Fame Award (Swinging On A Star) 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2001 Swinging On A Star
Grammy Hall of Fame Award (Don't Fence Me In / The Three Caballeros) 40th Annual Grammy Awards 1997 Don't Fence Me In / The Three Caballeros
American Music Award of Merit American Music Awards of 1974 1974
Grammy Hall of Fame Award (White Christmas) 16th Annual Grammy Awards 1973 White Christmas
Peabody Award 1970 Peabody Awards Ceremony 1969
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 4th Annual Grammy Awards 1961
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award 17th Golden Globe Awards 1959
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor (The Country Girl) 1954 Mannen du gav mig
Academy Award for Best Actor (Going My Way) 17th Academy Awards 1944 Going My Way
Nominerad för utmärkelser
Utmärkelse Gala År Nominerad för
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award 17th Golden Globe Awards 1959
NME Award for Favourite US Male Singer NME Awards 1955 1955
NME Award for World's Outstanding Popular Singer NME Awards 1955 1955
Academy Award for Best Actor (The Country Girl) 27th Academy Awards 1954 Mannen du gav mig
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (Here Comes the Groom) 9th Golden Globe Awards 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Academy Award for Best Actor (The Bells of St. Mary's) 18th Academy Awards 1945 The Bells of St. Mary's
Academy Award for Best Actor (Going My Way) 17th Academy Awards 1944 Going My Way
Namn Från Till Typ av förhållade
Kathryn Crosby(Gifta: 1957-10-24–1977-10-14) 1957-10-24 1977-10-14 Gifta
Dixie Lee(Gifta: 1930-09-29–1952-11-01) 1930-09-29 1952-11-01 Gifta

Harry Lincoln Crosby, Catherine Harrigan


Bob Crosby, Larry Crosby, Everett Crosby, Ted Crosby, Mary Rose Crosby, Catherine Crosby

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Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby (May 3, 1903 - October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark bass-baritone voice made him one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century, with over half a billion records in circulation.

A multimedia star, from 1934 to 1954 Bing Crosby was a leader in record sales, radio ratings and motion picture grosses. Crosby's early career coincided with technical recording innovations; this allowed him to develop a laid-back, intimate singing style that influenced many of the popular male singers who followed him, including Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin. Yank magazine recognized Crosby as the person who had done the most for American G.I. morale during World War II and, during his peak years, around 1948, polls declared him the "most admired man alive," ahead of Jackie Robinson and Pope Pius XII. Also in 1948, the Music Digest estimated that Crosby recordings filled more than half of the 80,000 weekly hours allocated to recorded radio music.

Crosby exerted an important influence on the development of the postwar recording industry. Crosby worked for NBC at the time and wanted record his shows, however, most broadcast networks did not allow recording. This was mainly because of the quality of the recording at the time. While in Europe performing during the war, Crosby had witnessed tape recording, on which The Crosby Research Foundation would come to have many patents. The company also developed equipment and recording techniques such as the Laugh Track which are still in use today. In 1947, he invested $50,000 in the Ampex company, which built North America's first commercial reel-to-reel tape recorder. He left NBC to work for ABC, because NBC was not interested in recording at the time. This proved beneficial because ABC accepted him and his new ideas. Crosby then became the first performer to pre-record his radio shows and master his commercial recordings onto magnetic tape. He gave one of the first Ampex Model 200 recorders to his friend, musician Les Paul, which led directly to Paul's invention of multitrack recording. Along with Frank Sinatra, Crosby was one of the principal backers behind the famous United Western Recorders studio complex in Los Angeles.

During the "Golden Age of Radio," performers often had to recreate their live shows a second time for the west coast time zone. Through the aegis of recording, Crosby constructed his radio programs with the same directorial tools and craftsmanship (editing, retaking, rehearsal, time shifting) being used in motion picture production. This became the industry standard.

Crosby won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Father Chuck O'Malley in the 1944 motion picture Going My Way, and was nominated for his reprise of the role in The Bells of St. Mary's the next year, becoming the first of four actors to be nominated twice for playing the same character. In 1963, Crosby received the first Grammy Global Achievement Award. Crosby is one of the 22 people to have three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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