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Williams, Tony

Born: 1928 AD
Died: 1992 AD
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.