Art Lund


Art Lund

Art Lund (1 April 1915, Salt Lake City, Utah31 May 1990, Holliday, Utah [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0526136/bio] ) was a famous baritone singer, initially with bandleaders Benny Goodman and Harry James, and was also a television and stage actor.

Early days

Arthur Lund was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and received his master's degree from the United States Naval Academy in aerological engineering. [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0526136/bio]

Lund was a teacher of mathematics at a high school in Kentucky, and sang with local bands as a sideline before giving up school teaching to tour with Jimmy Ray's orchestra.cite book
first= Joseph
last= Murrells
year= 1978
title= The Book of Golden Discs
edition= 2nd
publisher= Barrie and Jenkins Ltd
location= London
pages= p. 40
id= ISBN 0-214-20512-6
] He originally billed himself as Art London. [http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800037125/bio]

Recording career

After spells with Benny Goodman and Harry James, he went solo in 1946, and recorded his biggest seller the following year. The song was "Mam'selle", written by Mack Gordon (lyrics) and Edmund Goulding (melody). This gramophone record was #1 in the U.S. Billboard magazine chart and earned a gold disc.cite book
first= Joseph
last= Murrells
year= 1978
title= The Book of Golden Discs
edition= 2nd
publisher= Barrie and Jenkins Ltd
location= London
pages= p. 40
id= ISBN 0-214-20512-6
] Other hits for Lund were "(I'd Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China", "What'll I Do", "You Call Everybody Darlin'" and "Peg O' My Heart".Blue Skies, My Blue Heaven.He also recorded Mona Lisa.

Acting career

Lund had lead roles on Broadway in "The Most Happy Fella" (1956); "Destry Rides Again" (1959), as a replacement for the plot's villain, Scott Brady; "Donnybrook!" (1961); and "Sophie" (1963). Lund also worked in two shows that closed before scheduled Broadway openings, "We Take the Town" (1962), as Robert Preston's standby; and "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1966).Movies: Molly Maquires, Greatest American Hero

Awards

Lund has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard. [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0526136/bio]

ee also

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*List of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

References


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