Andy Williams Dead At 84

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September 26, 2012 | 10:11am EST

Legendary crooner Andy Williams has died at the age of 84.
The Moon River singer had been battling bladder cancer for a year and was released from hospital in Los Angeles in July to spend his final days at home.
He passed away at his home in Branson, Missouri on Tuesday evening.
Williams began his career in the 1930s in the Williams Brothers quartet with his three singing siblings before going solo in 1953. He is best known for his popular renditions of a string of classic songs, including Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head, Happy Heart, Can’t Get Used to Losing You, and Music to Watch Girls Go By.
He also hosted hit TV variety programme The Andy Williams Show from 1959 to 1971, and had presented the Golden Globes and Grammy Awards.
Williams is survived by his second wife Debbie and his three children.