This collection consists of orchestrated scores of 52 song arrangements by Ernie Freeman, Van Alexander, and others
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.
13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)
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