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Singer Robert Goulet Dies at 73
Fox News ^ | 10/30/07

Posted on 10/30/2007 4:45:21 PM PDT by Nasty McPhilthy

Edited on 10/30/2007 4:57:04 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

LOS ANGELES — Robert Goulet, the handsome, big-voiced baritone whose Broadway debut in "Camelot" launched an award-winning stage and recording career, has died. He was 73.

The singer died Tuesday morning in a Los Angeles hospital while awaiting a lung transplant, said a Goulet spokesman in an e-mail.

He had been awaiting a lung transplant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after being diagnosed with a rare form of pulmonary fibrosis in September.


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1 posted on 10/30/2007 4:45:22 PM PDT by Nasty McPhilthy
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Andy Williams?


2 posted on 10/30/2007 4:45:53 PM PDT by LukeL
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

“If ever I would leave you, it wouldn’t be in autumn...”

Say it isn’t so!


3 posted on 10/30/2007 4:46:19 PM PDT by wimpycat (Hyperbole is the opiate of the activist wacko.)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy
They come in threes.

I think you mean 'go'.

4 posted on 10/30/2007 4:47:27 PM PDT by Grut
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To: Grut

Correction noted.


5 posted on 10/30/2007 4:48:13 PM PDT by Nasty McPhilthy (Those who beat their swords into plow shears will plow for those who don't.)
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To: wimpycat

When I was a kid I saw Goulet on Broadway in the original run of Camelot, with Burton and Julie Andrews. A great show.


6 posted on 10/30/2007 4:48:23 PM PDT by Argus
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To: wimpycat
I remember that while he was starring in Camelot he was married to Carol Lawrence, then starring in West Side Story.
7 posted on 10/30/2007 4:48:54 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (No Covenant with Death: Giuliani Shall Not Pass!)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

One of my alltime favorites. What a set of pipes. I hear him in my head - very unique voice. This is a loss to mankind, but a plus to God’s Own Heavenly Choir!


8 posted on 10/30/2007 4:48:56 PM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Rest in Peace. This is also sadly the end of a very clever marketing campaign:

http://www.gouletbars.com/


9 posted on 10/30/2007 4:49:46 PM PDT by Petronski (Congratulations Tribe! AL Central Champs)
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To: Argus

Now you’ve made me REALLY JEALOUS. :-) I think I burnt out the grooves on the original Broadway Cast recording of that show when I was a kid.


10 posted on 10/30/2007 4:49:53 PM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: StarCMC; Bethbg79; EsmeraldaA; MoJo2001; Kathy in Alaska; Brad's Gramma; laurenmarlowe; ...

Sadness at another voice stilled.


11 posted on 10/30/2007 4:50:11 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Chef Tell ??


12 posted on 10/30/2007 4:50:13 PM PDT by xcamel (FDT/2008)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Sad. I once worked with his cousin. His name was Aime Goulet, very nice man, gave me a lead on a job back when I quit my job to be with my husband when he was in the service.


13 posted on 10/30/2007 4:50:18 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: LukeL

Andy Williams is very much alive, kicking and doing his Branson Show gigs. He’s one of the few that didn’t burn himself up by drinking or smoking (like Goulet) or both (like Sinatra and the other Rat Packers).


14 posted on 10/30/2007 4:50:58 PM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: LukeL

15 posted on 10/30/2007 4:51:21 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Hope he outlived Claudine Longet!!


16 posted on 10/30/2007 4:52:01 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy
Porter Wagoner, Robert Goulet, and.......

A former Governor of Connecticut? He died yesterday.
17 posted on 10/30/2007 4:52:07 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: skeeter

OMG skeeter - I thought the very same - have been playing his songs on Youtube - that is creepy;(


18 posted on 10/30/2007 4:52:26 PM PDT by sodpoodle (When you can't handle the truth...............try satire.)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

RIP ol Pal!!


19 posted on 10/30/2007 4:52:35 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: NotJustAnotherPrettyFace

he just married Claudine Longet.


20 posted on 10/30/2007 4:52:53 PM PDT by dforest (Duncan Hunter is the best hope we have on both fronts.)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Deborah Kerr died last week. Goulet was the third, hopefully


21 posted on 10/30/2007 4:53:07 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Madeline Albright ZaPeezda)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Elliot Spitzer?


22 posted on 10/30/2007 4:53:32 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: SandRat

BUMP!


23 posted on 10/30/2007 4:53:42 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

He will be missed...what a suberb voice.


24 posted on 10/30/2007 4:54:26 PM PDT by eleni121 (+ En Touto Nika! By this sign conquer! + Constantine the Great)
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To: Lucius Cornelius Sulla
Didn't he and Carol Lawrence have a very bad divorce...one of the first, nasty celeb ones? I don't know why I remember that...but I do. He was very, very talented.
25 posted on 10/30/2007 4:54:30 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Jane Austen.)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Honest:

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Friedman Paul Erhardt, the German-born cook known as «Chef Tell» who was one of America’s pioneering television chefs, has died. He was 63.
Erhardt died of heart failure on Friday at his home in Upper Black Eddy, in Bucks County.
The mustachioed Erhardt was a fixture on the Philadelphia dining scene in the 1970s

http://www.pr-inside.com/chef-tell-erhardt-early-television-chef-r272806.htm


26 posted on 10/30/2007 4:55:09 PM PDT by xcamel (FDT/2008)
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To: Argus
When I was a kid I saw Goulet on Broadway in the original run of Camelot ...

Back in the summer of 1969 he was performing Camelot at a city park in Denver. At the time I lived close by and attended a couple of the performances. The man had a great voice.

27 posted on 10/30/2007 4:58:36 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

RIP


28 posted on 10/30/2007 4:59:16 PM PDT by Perdogg (Elections have consequences.)
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To: xcamel

Oh wow...that is sad. I’ve seen him on dozens and dozens of shows. He seemed like a really fun guy.


29 posted on 10/30/2007 5:01:09 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Jane Austen.)
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To: sodpoodle

Dunno what I’ll do when Slim passes.


30 posted on 10/30/2007 5:01:14 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Nasty McPhilthy
Great voice! Funny, too!

Robert Goulet Emerald nuts commercial

31 posted on 10/30/2007 5:03:12 PM PDT by lysie
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Very sad. I had the pleasure of doing a phone interview with him a number of years ago in connection with an article I was writing on his series “Blue Light.” Then a few years ago when he was in LA doing “South Pacific,” I was able to meet him in person after the show. When he learned it was my wife’s birthday, he snatched the program from me and signed it with birthday wishes. Really a nice guy, and a much better actor than he was ever given credit for.


32 posted on 10/30/2007 5:03:26 PM PDT by william clark (DH4WH08 - Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: skeeter

I saw that Porter Wagoner, country music Hall of Famer, died a couple of days ago.


33 posted on 10/30/2007 5:03:50 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBzfBMXVW2I


34 posted on 10/30/2007 5:04:04 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

I’m sorry to hear that. He seemed like a good guy with a fabulous voice. Condolences to his wife and family.


35 posted on 10/30/2007 5:07:42 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( Vote for Duncan Hunter in the Primaries for America's sake!)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Rest in Peace, Mr. Goulet. A great voice has been silenced.

He had more recently done those Eagle Nuts commercials. The ones where they say something like, in the afternoon when your energy is low, Robert Goulet comes in and messes with your stuff. Goofy commercials, but they still made me laugh.

He also was a villain in one of the Naked Gun movies, I think the second one.

Now he can sing with the angels in the choirs of heaven.


36 posted on 10/30/2007 5:08:18 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Actually, he didn’t. But that is a rather crude comment to make. He didn’t have any connection to her AFAIK. Your basis for being so nasty?


37 posted on 10/30/2007 5:09:03 PM PDT by dbacks (Taglines for sale or rent.)
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To: BluH2o

He also wasn’t above poking fun at his own image with Carol Burnett or in those Naked Gun movies.


38 posted on 10/30/2007 5:09:20 PM PDT by Argus
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

Carol Lawrence? I thought his first wife (?) was named Edie.


39 posted on 10/30/2007 5:11:08 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( Vote for Duncan Hunter in the Primaries for America's sake!)
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To: skeeter

When the time comes, just be brave Skeeter (its what Slim would want you to do).


40 posted on 10/30/2007 5:11:18 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Jane Austen.)
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

I don’t remember if it was a nasty divorce, but I do remember them being married. The obituary says that he was married to his second wife for something like 25 years. Not bad in Hollywood.


41 posted on 10/30/2007 5:12:09 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Nasty McPhilthy
He was so darn dashing. Prototypical leading man. Not to mention one beautiful voice. And a wicked sense of humour.

RIP, Bob.

42 posted on 10/30/2007 5:12:12 PM PDT by llevrok (Born a ham and never cured.)
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To: wimpycat; Nasty McPhilthy
“If ever I would leave you, it wouldn’t be in autumn...” Say it isn’t so!

Oh, I agree! And now that song is in my head (high school band)! What a shame, and so funny in those Emerald Nuts commercials. Rest in peace, Robert.

43 posted on 10/30/2007 5:12:19 PM PDT by fortunecookie (Socialism has failed millions, it wasn't right for them - and it isn't right for US.)
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To: Paperdoll

That was Steve Lawrence who was married to Edie Gorme. Robert Goulet was married to Carol Lawrence.


44 posted on 10/30/2007 5:12:56 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Jane Austen.)
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To: colorcountry; greyfoxx39

If ever I would leave you,
It wouldn’t be in summer,
Leaving you in summer
I never could go.
Your hair streaked with sunlight,
Your lips red as flame
Your face with a lustre
That puts gold to shame.

And if I’d ever leave you,
It wouldn’t be in autumn
Seeing you in autumn
I never would go.
I’ve seen how you sparkle
When fall nips the air
I know you in autumn
And I must be there.

And would I leave you
Running merrily through the snow
Or on a wintry evening
When you catch the fire’s glow?

If ever i would leave you
It wouldn’t be in spring time
Knowing how in spring
I’m bewitched by you so,

No, no, not in springtime
Summer winter or fall,
No never could I leave you
At all......


45 posted on 10/30/2007 5:13:35 PM PDT by Utah Binger (Sanctimony: Feigned piety or righteousness; hypocritical devoutness.)
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Sad, very sad. Met him years ago when he was a grand marshal in the italian american parade in nola. Very nice guy.

Will Farrell did some funny impressions of him.


46 posted on 10/30/2007 5:13:45 PM PDT by rineaux (How dare you, how dare you question the Clinton's wrecked record.)
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To: fatnotlazy

25 years in Hollywood is incredible. Was the obit at the Fox link?


47 posted on 10/30/2007 5:15:16 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. Jane Austen.)
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

Yes.

Quoting from Foxnews.com:

“Goulet had remained in good spirits even as he waited for the transplant, said Vera Goulet, his wife of 25 years.”


48 posted on 10/30/2007 5:16:44 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

He had a fabulous voice.


49 posted on 10/30/2007 5:16:45 PM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma (Democrats--Al Qaeda's best friends)
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To: Utah Binger

Thanks for the lyrics. They come from a time when there was some really good music. Lerner and Lowe, Rogers and Hammerstein — some of the best songwriters ever. Now we get so much hip hop and trash.


50 posted on 10/30/2007 5:18:45 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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