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Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams

Birthplace: Wall Lake, Sac, IA, USA
Death: Died
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Son of Jay Emerson Williams and Florence Williams
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About Andy Williams

Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American singer, best-known for performing the song Moon River, and hosting The Andy Williams Show, a TV variety show, from 1962 to 1971.

Williams was born in Wall Lake, Iowa to Florence (née Finley) and Jay Emerson Williams, a railway clerk. He has three older brothers: Robert, Donald, and Richard.

Williams married dancer, French-born Claudine Longet, on December 15, 1961. They has three children: Noelle, Christian, and Robert. After a lengthy separation, Williams and Longet divorced in 1975.

On May 3, 1991, Williams married a second time to Debbie Meyer, whom he met through a mutual friend.

He died on September 25, 2012, at the age of 84, after a year-long battle with bladder cancer.

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Andy Williams's Timeline

December 3, 1927
Wall Lake, Sac, IA, USA
September 25, 2012
Age 84