Lawrence Welk

Bandleader, Musical Artist

1903 – 1992

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Who was Lawrence Welk?

Lawrence Welk was an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted The Lawrence Welk Show from 1945 to 1982. His style came to be known to his large number of radio, television, and live-performance fans as "champagne music".

In 1996, Welk was ranked #43 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.

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Born
Mar 11, 1903
Strasburg
Also known as
  • Welk, Lawrence
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Lived in
  • North Dakota
Died
May 17, 1992
Santa Monica

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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