Andy Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American singer….who recorded 43 albums in his career….of which 15 have been gold-certified….and three platinum-certified. He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards…and hosted The Andy Williams Show, a television variety show, from 1962 to 1971….along with numerous TV specials…..while The Andy Williams Show won three Emmy awards.
The Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri is named after the song for which he is best known….”Moon River”….which was written by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini. Andy Williams sold more than 100 million records worldwide….which included more than 10 million certified units in the United States.
Williams was active in the music industry for 74 years.