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The Bustling Life of Bing Crosby. Early Life. Born on May 3, 1903, in Tacoma, Washington. His original name was Harry Lillis Crosby. Singing career started in 1924 in LA. His first band was called The Rhythm Boys. Early Life Cont. He became king of the theater and radio in the 1930’s.

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Early life
Early Life

  • Born on May 3, 1903, in Tacoma, Washington.

  • His original name was Harry Lillis Crosby.

  • Singing career started in 1924 in LA.

  • His first band was called The Rhythm Boys.


Early life cont
Early Life Cont.

  • He became king of the theater and radio in the 1930’s.

  • He married Dixie Lee in 1930 and had three kids.

  • He soon became known for his crooning style of singing.


Career
Career

  • He became the star of CBS radio.

  • He starred in over 60 films in his life.

  • Most of his films were romantic comedies or musicals.

  • He was a success because of his amazing personality.


Career cont
Career Cont.

  • He is most famous for his role in Holiday Inn.

  • From this movie came his best song, White Christmas.

  • He often costarred with actors such as Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour.

  • He also sang for the USO in WWII.


Awards and achievements
Awards and Achievements

  • His most critically acclaimed film is Going My Way where he played a singing priest.

  • His song White Christmas went on to be covered by numerous artists even today.

  • He received an Academy award in 1944.


Later life
Later Life

  • In 1852, Crosby’s wife, Dixie Lee, died.

  • In 1957, he remarried to an actress by the name of Kathryn Grant.

  • They had two more children together.


Later life cont
Later Life Cont.

  • Bing Crosby died in 1977.

  • Since he was a notable sportsman in his later years, it would seem fit that he would die on a golf course of a heart attack.

  • He had amassed one of the largest fortunes ever conceived in Hollywood.


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