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Moon River Singer Andy Williams Dies At 84

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Sep. 25 2012, Published 12:00 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

Legnedary singer Andy Williams died from bladder cancer at 84 Tuesday at his home in Branson, Missouri, has learned.

The Iowa-born crooner's biggest hit was 1961's Moon River (featured in the iconic movie Breakfast at Tiffany's), which captured the Academy Award for best song the following year. He racked up 18 gold and three platinum albums in a career that spanned 75 years.

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The singer, who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, was close friends with late politicians<> Robert F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.

Williams is survived by his wife Debbie and children Robert, Noelle and Christian.


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