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July 11, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Singer Julius La Rosa, whose career dates back to the early days of television, is appearing at Rockefeller Center's Rainbow & Stars in New York City, winning a new generation of fans. La Rosa, 59, gained fame in 1951 as a singer on Arthur Godfrey's television show.
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July 4, 1992
Michael Gould, 82, a 60-year veteran of the music publishing industry, primarily with the Capitol and Liberty recording labels. Gould helped further the careers of singers Jose Feliciano and Julius LaRosa, among others, and at his death was representing Siegel Music of Germany. In North Hollywood on Monday after a stroke.
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May 17, 1996 | ROBERT HILBURN
Cadence was one of the independent record companies that generated lots of hits in the early days of rock, but its importance today is tied almost exclusively to a single act: the Everly Brothers, who are represented here by "All I Have to Do Is Dream" and "('Til) I Kissed You." Mostly, Archie Bleyer's New York label gave us forgettable pop and artificial rock, including the records featured in this package: the Chordettes' "Mr.
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June 13, 2000
Nearly two dozen top Southland jazz musicians will come together on Friday to play at a memorial service for pianist Joe Massimino, who died May 24 of complications from stomach cancer. Singers Julius LaRosa, Stephanie Haynes, Dewey Ernie, Micki Rhyne and Joanie Sommers; pianists Tom Ranier and Mark Massey, bassists Luther Hughes and Jack Prather, drummers Paul Kreibich and Dave Tull and guitarist Ron Eschete are among Massimino's friends and collaborators scheduled to play at the 10 a.m.
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August 15, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
Nick Perito, a composer and arranger who worked with Perry Como and was nominated for Emmys for telecasts of the Kennedy Center Honors, has died. He was 81. Perito died of pulmonary fibrosis Aug. 3 at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Country House in Woodland Hills. He joined Como in 1963 as the singer's long-running "The Perry Como Show" was ending, and stayed on as his music director and conductor for frequent television specials, tours and recording sessions.
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July 28, 1992 | BILL KOHLHAASE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To hear Joe Massimino tell it, he would never have impressed Tommy Dorsey, or gone on to a career as pianist to the stars, if his father hadn't sat him down at an early age to listen to "T.D.'s Boogie." "My father was a musician," Massimino, 56, said during a recent phone conversation from his home in Tustin, "and he used to sit me in front of the hi-fi and play all these bands, all these piano players.
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