Julius La Rosa

Pop Singer

Julius La Rosa was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on January 2nd, 1930 and is the Pop Singer. At the age of 86, Julius La Rosa biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 2, 1930
United States
Place of Birth
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Death Date
May 12, 2016 (age 86)
Zodiac Sign
Military Officer, Radio Personality, Singer, Television Actor
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Rosemary Meyer ​(m. 1956)​
2 children
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Julius La Rosa Life

Julius La Rosa (January 2, 1930 – May 12, 2016) was an Italian-American popular music performer who appeared on both radio and television starting in the 1950s.


Julius La Rosa Career

Later career

In 1953, La Rosa appeared in a variety of television shows, including The Honeymooner, The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, The Polly Bergen Show (two episodes, including the 1957 premiere), The Merv Griffin Show and Shirley in 1980. In the 1958 film Let's Rock, he appeared. He hosted Noot's Game, an old game show pilot for NBC in 1977.

In 1970, he became a disc jockey for Metromedia's WNEW-AM 1130 in New York City. Following William B. Williams' appearance, he hosted the 1:00 p.m. time slot from 1976 to 1976, which would later become the Make-Believe Ballroom. During his first tenure at WNEW, the station was more of an adult contemporary style than the traditional standards La Rosa was known for. He has performed several songs that were also hits on the radio. Those included "Fire and Rain" from the "Words" album (Metromedia label) in 1971, "What I Do," and "Save Me a Song" (RCA Victor). Since the station returned to standards and big bands, he performed "We Need a Little Christmas" (1966).

mporary appearance in the NBC soap opera Another World in the 1980s, La Rosa portrayed Reynoldo, for which he was nominated for a Best Support Actor in the Daytime Emmy Award.

On 1430 WNSW based in Newark, New Jersey, hosting "Make Believe Ballroom Time" in 1998 and 1999. La Rosa, a jazz critic and composer Gene Lees, continued to perform clubs and release records until the early 2000s. "His singing is very clear and unpretentious," New York Times film critic Stephen Holden said, "he can wrap his voice around a melody line and bring out the best in it."

La Rosa appeared in comedian Jerry Lewis' annual Labor Day telethon workshops for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, often hosting the shows in New York.