Andy Williams dies, 'Moon River' singer dead at 84

American crooner and television host Andy Williams, best known as the singer of the undying hit song “Moon River,” died in his residence on Tuesday, September 25.

He was 84 years old.

Williams’ official cause of death was bladder cancer, which he revealed to the public during a concert at the Moon River theater in Branson, Missouri in November 2011.

Reports said that time, he vowed to make it to Christmas 2012, which would have been his 75th anniversary of performing.

The iconic singer recorded eighteen Gold and three Platinum certified albums. Among his hit albums were “Moon River,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” “The Andy Williams Christmas Album,” “Dear Heart,” “The Shadow of Your Smile,” “Love,” “Andy,” “Get Together with Andy Williams,” and “Love Story.”

He spent the last twenty years of his career performing on his own stage in his own theater.



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