Robert Goulet

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Robert Gerard Goulet (November 26, 1933 – October 30, 2007) was an American singer and actor of French Canadian ancestry and Canadian upbringing and training after birth in Massachusetts. He was cast as Sir Lancelot and originated the role in the 1960 Broadway musical Camelot starring opposite theatre giants Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. He took Broadway by storm and achieved instant recognition with his performance and interpretation of the show-stopping song “If Ever I would Leave You” which became his signature song. The dark, handsome, blue-eyed newcomer who like no other had a unique resonant and stirring baritone voice, redefined the interpretation of the romantic ballad and forever changed the sound on Broadway. His debut in Camelot launched him internationally on an award-winning stage, screen and recording career that led him on a remarkable journey. His vocal talents illuminated every medium of the entertainment world. A Grammy, Tony and an Emmy award winner, his illustrious career spanned for almost six decades. It is for these achievements that Robert Goulet is considered to be as one of the greatest baritones of all time, who was also undoubtedly one of the most prominent musical stars to grace the stages worldwide.