1950s performer Jerry Vale dies in California at age 83
May 21, 2014, 12:06 am TWN
LOS ANGELES--Popular 1950s singer Jerry Vale has died at his California home. He was 83.
A family attorney says Vale died Sunday morning. Harold Levy said Vale had been in declining health.
Born Genaro Louis Vitaliano, Vale started performing in New York supper clubs as a teenager and went on to record more than 50 albums. He was known for his high tenor voice and romantic songs, including his signature tune “Al Di La.”