Crosby, Bob

Crosby, (George Robert) Bob

(1913–93) band leader; born in Spokane, Wash. (brother of Bing Crosby). He became leader of a big-band that was internationally popular in the late-1930s, and members such as Matty Matlock, Nappy Lamare, and Bob Haggart also played in the Bob Cats, a famous small band. Crosby served in World War II and later performed on radio and television and formed reunion bands for special performances.
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She's also thrilled to be making her debut in a production at the celebrated London Palladium which has an impressive roll call of performers who have trod its boards over the years, including Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Liza Minnelli, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr.
They include photographs of Janet Leigh in Two Tickets To Broadway (1951), Errol Flynn in Too Much Too Soon (1958) and Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Joan Collins in 1962's The Road to Hong Kong.
30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The lives of Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dinah Shore were honored today as the trio was inducted into the Southern California Golf Association Hall of Fame at a luncheon in Universal City.
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One item spotlighted in the ``Historical Vibrations'' exhibit is an instrument owned by the late Almeida that was signed by a range of Hollywood stars, including Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Gregory Peck.
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