Aladdin Pallante, Singer/Violinist (1955-1967)
Aladdin Pallante (9/20/12-6/9/70) was born in New York City. When he was 17, he began to play the violin with his sister learning the piano. He came to California in 1945 and joined the Edgar Bergen Show. He had his own orchestra and joined the Lawrence Welk orchestra in 1955, where he remained until suffering a heart attack in 1967. While on the show, he often appeared in comedy skits alonside fellow musician Bob Lido or with band playing the violin alonside fellow stand-out Dick Kesner.
Among his other credits, he appeared in over 100 films including "Girl on the Red Velvet Swing", "Rich Young and Pretty" (1951), "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" and Easy To Love" (1953).