LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98.
Martin died of natural causes Friday evening at his West Los Angeles home, his friend and accountant Beverly Scott said Monday.
A peer of Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra, Martin sang full voice in a warm...
"As a teenager I saw tony Martin in casbah and became a huge fan. I purchased all of his records and listened to him constantly..three years ago I wrote him a fan letter telling him how much I enjoyed him over the years. I received a thank you note and a picture.
He will e sorely missed."
– Jackie Grissom, Fan,
Jul 31, 2012
"Deepest Sympathy goes out the The Martin Family during this sorrowful time. My Father James E Taylor Jr. met and served with Mr. Martin while in the Army. My Dad still remembers those days quite well, almost like they were yesterday."