Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Robert Goulet RIP

Robert Goulet, `Camelot' Star, Dapper Singer, Dead at Age 73

He was born in the U.S. but raised here in Edmonton. His official website is down due to the excess attempts to access it.

In spite of his stage fright, Goulet was encouraged by his parents to continue performing. When he was in his early teens, his recently widowed mother moved herself and her son from Girouxville, Alberta, to the provincial capital of Edmonton so that he could take advantage of the performance opportunities offered in the city. There, he attended the famous voice schools founded by Herbert G. Turner and Jean Letourneau, and later became a radio announcer for radio station CKUA. Upon graduating from high school, Goulet received a scholarship to Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music. There, he studied voice with famed oratorio baritones, George Lambert and Ernesto Vinci.

And here is a wonderful 'cheesy' video of the Three Crooners.

Bobby Darin On Andy Williams Live With Robert Goulet

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