Perry Como’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 18, 1912

Death Date

May 12, 2001

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

Alzheimer's Disease


Pop Singer

The pop singer Perry Como died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Prominent singer in the 1930s and ’40s whose best known songs included “Don’t Let the Stars get in Your Eyes” and “Catch a Falling Star,” the latter of which became the first ever certified gold single on March 14, 1958. He was also a television personality who hosted his own weekly TV show.

He got married to Roselle Beline on July 31, 1933 and they had three children together.



“We also own a little boat and I’m like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day.” (Perry Como)


“That I can’t relate to today’s music or morals doesn’t make either necessarily bad. Just different. I leave the judgements to others.” (Perry Como)


“But today, I feel the genuine warmth, the affection, and although I may joke about it, I am touched.” (Perry Como)


“People have always thought that I wasn’t ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it.” (Perry Como)


“Acting coaches in Hollywood were always telling me to use my hands and body more. But that was never me. I just breathe and sometimes it doesn’t look as if I’m doing that.” (Perry Como)