Martin, Dean, 1917-1995

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1917-06-07
Death 1995-12-25
United States
English

Biographical notes:

Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, June 17, 1917; worked various odd jobs including amateur boxer; started his career singing at Steubenville night spots; first used the name Dean Martin while singing with the Sammy Watkins Band in Cleveland (ca. 1941); partnered with Jerry Lewis (1946-56) as the straight half of one of America's most successful comedy teams of the 1940s and 50s; he remained a popular solo entertainer with song recordings, TV specials, his own long-running TV variety program (1965-74), and several motion picture roles; was a member of Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack" (early 1960s); died Dec. 25, 1995, in Beverly Hills, CA.

From the description of Collection of song arrangements, 196--197- (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41609531

Biography

Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, June 17, 1917; worked various odd jobs including amateur boxer; started his career singing at Steubenville night spots; first used the name Dean Martin while singing with the Sammy Watkins Band in Cleveland (ca. 1941); partnered with Jerry Lewis (1946-56) as the straight half of one of America's most successful comedy teams of the 1940s and 50s; he remained a popular solo entertainer with song recordings, TV specials, his own long-running TV variety program (1965-74), and several motion picture roles; was a member of Frank Sinatra's "Rat Pack" (early 1960s); died Dec. 25, 1995, in Beverly Hills, CA.

From the guide to the Dean Martin Collection, 1960s-1970s, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections)

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Subjects:

  • Singers--Archival resources
  • Entertainers--United States--Archival resources
  • Singers--United States--Archival resources
  • Entertainers--Archival resources

Occupations:

  • Producers
  • Singers
  • Actors
  • Comedians

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)