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  Perry Como - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Como was born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, just 20 miles south of Pittsburgh.
Como's Christmas Concert in Ireland was his final special, and the last of his commercial recordings.
Como's Irish Christmas was produced for the American PBS public television system and has been re-broadcast annually since 1994.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Perry_Como   (819 words)

 Obituary: Perry Como / 1913-2001 Singer 'who invented casual' dies
Como left his job as a Canonsburg barber to sing with big bands in the 1930s and his songs were a mainstay of radio and jukeboxes in the late 1940s.
Como often said he far preferred singing romantic ballads to some of the lightweight numbers, but the novelty songs were a frequent audience request.
Como lived in a private semiretirement with his wife Roselle, whom he met at a picnic when he was 16 and married in 1933.
www.post-gazette.com /obituaries/20010513como4.asp   (833 words)

 Como, Italy
Como has a picturesque location on the beautiful southern banks of the Lario river with the green hills of Brianza behind.
Como's rapid economic and urban development was not only due to its location along important lines of communication, but also to its attractive mountain setting, making it popular amongst tourists.
Como is situated in a strategic position at the end of the Piedmont road and at the beginning of the road up to the mountain passes.
worldfacts.us /Italy-Como.htm   (2075 words)

Como is an important town in the province of Lombardy (Northern Italy), picturesquely situated on Lake Como, the ancient Lacus Larius.
Como is now the centre of the silk industry in Italy, and according to the census of 1901 had a population of 38,902.
Many Bishops of Como are venerated as saints: St. Probinus (391); St. Amantius (420); St. Abundius (450), sent as legate to the Council of Chalcedon by St.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04183a.htm   (382 words)

 CMT.com : Perry Como : Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Como's dreamy baritone worked especially well on ballads, such as the additional 1945-47 number one hits "Prisoner of Love," "Surrender" and "Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)." Hired by NBC for another radio show in 1948, Como crossed over to the emerging medium of television that same year with the Chesterfield Supper Club.
Como's breezy songs had worked well at the beginning of the decade, but his appeal began to wane towards the end of the 1950s, with the emergence of rock & roll and the wave of teen idols.
Como was much less visible during the 1960s, but returned in 1970 with his first live show in over two decades, and a world tour followed; a single ("It's Impossible") even made the Top Ten in late 1970.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/como_perry/bio.jhtml   (476 words)

 Canonsburg pays tribute to Como
To a count of three, Como's grandchildren Ronald Jr., Wendy, Mary, Melanie Como-Dits and Paige Como-Wolf, and great-grandchildren Christopher and Naldo unveiled the statue.
Como's big break came in 1942, when he was discovered by agent Tom Rockwell of O'Keefe and Rockwell, later called GAC, one of the largest booking agencies in the country.
He placed Como in several New York nightclubs, including the Copacabana, and landed him a contract with RCA Victor Records and a spot on the Chesterfield Supper Club on NBC radio.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/19990516como7.asp   (595 words)

 CNN.com - Entertainment - Singer Perry Como dead at 88 - May 12, 2001
Como was born in 1912 in the steel town of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and first worked in a barber shop.
Como left the barber job to sing with big bands in the 1930s and his songs were a mainstay of radio and jukeboxes in the late 1940s.
Como helped pioneer variety shows on the new medium of television in the 1950s and performed on television specials during the past four decades.
archives.cnn.com /2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/05/12/como.obit   (515 words)

 BBC News | AMERICAS | Crooner Perry Como dies
Como died in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony, his daughter Terry Thibadeau said.
Como's death was also mourned by fans in Japan where his television shows triumphed over the language barrier
Como was one of 13 children born to an Italian-American family in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1327000/1327726.stm   (490 words)

 Como - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Como is a city in Lombardy, Italy, 45 km north of Milan; the capital of the province of Como, it borders Lake Como.
In 2001 Como had 78,315 inhabitants (36,805 male and 41,510 female), with a density of 2097.4 people/km
The economy of Como was traditional based on industry (world-famous silk manufacturers): in recent years tourism has started to increase as an important sector: many celebrities have settled on the shores of the Lake of Como (for example Madonna, George Clooney, Versace, Sylvester Stallone) granting an international fame to the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Como   (196 words)

 Como - Nevada Ghost Town
Another Como citizen was Alf Doten, who eventually went on to fame on the Comstock.
Other ventures in Como ensued and soon stock of the district was peddled on the streets of Virginia City.
Como had a newspaper, the Como SENTINEL, which was published for all of 13 issues between April 16, 1864 to July 9, 1864 by T.W. Abraham and H.L. Weston (the latter formerly of the Petaluma [CA] JOURNAL.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/nv/como.html   (355 words)

 Lake Como: gorgeous Italian villas for rent
Lake Como is the deepest Italian lake, reaching 410 metres between Nesso and Argegno.
Como, the lake’s unofficial capital, is positioned along the southwestern shore.
Como is an important centre for silk manufacturing, and this region was one of the first in Europe to embrace the industrial revolution.
www.vacationvillas.ca /como/lake-como-villas.html   (1153 words)

 Excursion #4 - Como, Colorado - Greg Kazel Collection
The Como Roundhouse from the coaling tower in 1905.
This time period (late 1890s through 1910) was the heyday for Como, and these changes, as well as the large number of locomotives in the yard, represent the level of activity going on.
The turntable, possibly the original table from Como, is resting in the pit.
www.narrowgauge.org /ngc/html/excursion4/gkazel/excursion4-como.html   (1426 words)

 AllRefer.com - Como, Lake, Italy (Italian Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Lake Como is a natural widening of the Adda River, which feeds and drains the lake.
Situated in the foothills of the Alps, the lake is one of the most beautiful of Europe.
Lecco, Como, Varennes, and Bellagio are principal towns.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Como-Lak.html   (197 words)

 Como --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Latin Comum, city, capital of Como provincia, Lombardia regione, northern Italy, rimmed by mountains at the extreme southwest end of Lake Como, north of Milan.
As the ancient Comum, perhaps of Gallic origin, it was conquered by the Romans in 196 BC and became a Roman colony under Julius Caesar.
C” were three of the nicknames given to U.S. singer Perry Como, a crooner with a warm baritone voice who recorded a mixture of ballads, novelty tunes, and sing-alongs during his lengthy career.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9024998?tocId=9024998   (780 words)

 Profile of Saint Paul's historic Como neighborhood.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is bounded by the cities of Roseville and Falcon Heights on the north and west, the Burlington Northern Railroad tracks and Lexington Parkway on the southwest, the southern shore of Lake Como and Maryland Avenue on the southeast, and Dale Street on the east.
Like most of Ramsey County, the Como area was primarily used as farmland by early settlers in the 1850's to the 1880's.
The greatest concentration of Victorian houses was found along Como Avenue west of Lexington Parkway, and in the area between Como Avenue and the Burlington Northern tracks, a residential neighborhood which developed shortly after the Northern Pacific Railroad's Como Shops were established nearby in 1885.
www.rchs.com /como_neighborhood.htm   (902 words)

 COMO Filtration Systems - Manufacturers of Filtration Equipment
COMO Filtration Systems is dedicated to helping industry meet today's economic and environmental concerns dealing with industrial fluids.
COMO Filtration Systems has made filtration, separation, and recycling an affordable alternative.
COMO Filtration Systems has a commitment to exceptional service, product value, industry know-how, and technical innovation.
www.comoindustrial.com   (171 words)

 Como Lake Recreation Area
Lake Como was constructed in 1905 to provide late season irrigation for the Bitterroot Valley.
Day passes are available at Lake Como and day and season passes are available at the Darby District Office or area merchants.
This trail is the south half of the Lake Como National Recreation Trail.
www.fs.fed.us /r1/bitterroot/recreation/como/como_lake_recreation_area.htm   (606 words)

 Como Park Zoo and Conservatory - What's New   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Como Zoo proudly announces the birth of Twin Saki Monkeys on October 18, 2005.
Como Zoo is one of the most successful zoos in North America in breeding and managing White-faced Saki Monkeys.
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory proudly announces the opening of the Visitor Center which now serves as the entrance and exit for both the zoo and conservatory.
www.comozooconservatory.org /czcs/whatsnew.html   (604 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: COMO, TX
Como is an incorporated community on East Caney Creek at the junction of State Highway 11 and Farm Road 69, on the Louisiana and Arkansas Railway eight miles southeast of Sulphur Springs in southeastern Hopkins County.
In 1914 Como had a population of 900, Baptist, Methodist, and Christian churches, two banks, an electric light plant, and a weekly newspaper, the Como Headlight.
Many Como residents moved away, and by 1933 the town's population was only 392.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/CC/hlc45.html   (451 words)

 Como News
Como Police Chief Cleve Gaile and City Clerk Nedra C. Dandridge have been indicted on charges of voter fraud stemming from the town's May 17 runoff election.
A Como man wanted by authorities for a church burglary in Lafayette County and charged with grand larceny involving four Southaven churches has been charged with additional thefts from three churches in Olive...
Top Stories A Como man was arrested on charges of arson last month, according to Tate County Chief Deputy Brad Lance.
www.topix.net /city/como-ms   (602 words)

The Como, or Como-Lake, virus was submitted in December, 1992, and is originally from Italy.
When a program infected with the Como virus is executed, this virus may infect a.EXE program in the current directory, though it does this only with about a 1 in 7 probability.
I was released in September 1990 by a software" "group resident near Como lake (north Italy)." "Don't worry about your data on disk.
vil.nai.com /vil/content/v_296.htm   (535 words)

 AllRefer.com - Como, Italy (Italian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
87,059), capital of Como prov., Lombardy, N Italy, at the southwest end of Lake Como, near the Swiss border.
Originally a Roman colony, Como became an independent commune in the 11th cent.
In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, artisans, architects, and sculptors from Como (the maestri comacini) were renowned throughout Italy.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Como.html   (212 words)

 Modern Photos of South Park Country - Como, Colorado - A Photo Gallery
Como - Park County, population 500, is situated on the South Park division of the Union Pacific Railway, 83 miles from Denver.
It is an eating station and the junction of the Breckenridge branch, just completed which makes the town a lively one.
Como is reached by daily trains; fare, $3.75.
www.narrowgauge.org /ncmap/jerry/como.html   (183 words)

 Como Courtyard Bed & Breakfast
Welcome to the Como Courtyard, a New Orleans style retreat nestled in the historic "Hill Country Blues" region of Northwestern Mississippi.
Though it is situated right on Main Street, the Como Courtyard quite literally invites its visitors to leave the hectic, modern world outside its front doors.
It is a relaxing, stylish hideaway in the midst of, yet apart from, the rest of the world.
www.comocourtyard.com   (175 words)

 Hotels in Como, Italy
The Grand Hotel di Como is a functional and elegant hotel, the most recognized hotel in the city of Como.
The Hotel is located in central position, in the stadium are, close to the boats' departure, to the main railway station "Como San Giovanni" and easily reachable from the highway.
Nestled in Como between the Swiss border and the city of Milano is the Hotel Metropole and Suisse.
www.bookings.it /city/it/como.en.html?aid=305096;sid=20cb3e22fa6190b2ef07192f94d50413   (223 words)

 Lake Como, Italy -- When You Go
The lake is divided into three areas of service: north-south from Como to Colico; mid-lake between Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio, and Cadenabbia; and the south-eastern arm to Lecco.
Fast Facts: Lake Como is a pre-alpine basin formed by the ancient glacier of the River Adda.
The city of Como lies at the southwestern leg, while Lecco occupies the southeastern end.
www.highonadventure.com /Hoa98apr/Lakecomo/comodet.htm   (470 words)

 Camp Como :: Welcome!
At an elevation of 10,084 feet, Camp Como lies at the base of the Continental Divide.
The town of Como, one mile below the camp, was an important narrow-gauge rail center during mining boom days.
Camp Como is an equal opportunity service provider and a permittee of the Pike National Forest.
www.campcomo.com   (318 words)

 Como hotels. Save up to 60% off rates on all hotels in Como
The Hotel Metropole is nestled in Como between the Swiss border and the city of Milan.
Located on the main square in the heart of the town, and directly on the lake, the hotel boasts four generations of Cassani family ownership.
Located in the centre of the city, Como Hotel is near the pedestrian area in the historic centre, and a 15-minute walk to the lake.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Como.htm   (163 words)

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