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The Web Remembers Andy Williams (1927-2012), 'Moon River' Crooner, Grammy & Emmy Winner

'60s crooner and TV host Andy Williams died Tuesday night after a yearlong battle with bladder cancer. A major music star contemporary with Elvis and Sinatra, Williams had 18 gold records, with three going platinum, and was nominated for five Grammys, along with hosting the show a number of times. He specialized in movie tunes, such as "Love Story," "Days of Wine and Roses" and, most famously, "Moon River." Below, a roundup of obit highlights and video.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 26, 2012 1:47 PM
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