Ames, Ed

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Ed Ames, born Edmund Dantes Urick on July 9, 1927, is an American popular singer and actor. He is best known for his popular hits such as "When the Snow is on the Roses." He was part of the 1950s popular singing group called The Ames Brothers.

While maintaining his career, he attended UCLA, and received his degree in theater and cinema arts in 1975. He continues to act in plays and makes many television show appearances.

From the guide to the Ed Ames Musical Arrangements Collection, 1962-1975, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections)

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creatorOf Ed Ames Musical Arrangements Collection, 1962-1975 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
creatorOf Ames, Ed. Musical arrangements collection, 1962-1975. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
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Popular music


Birth 1927-07-09




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