Williams, Tony

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Born: Apr 05, 1928 AD
Died: 1992 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer


1928 - Born on April 5th in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Tony Williams, a former parking-lot attendant who crooned the 1950's hit songs "Only You" and "The Great Pretender" as the lead singer of the Platters.

1953 - The "Platters" group was formed in Los Angeles. He was the lead singer of the group.

1955 - Released the single "Only You".

1992 - He died on Friday, August 14th at his Manhattan apartment. He was 64 years old. He had been suffering from diabetes and emphysema.
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