BILLINGSGATE POST: Wladziu Valentino Liberace was born to play the piano, in the year 1919 in West Allis, Wisconsin. He was buried In the year 1987 in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles, face down.
He went by other names during his career; Walter Buster Keys, Claude Forget Jr., Walter
Liberace, Lee, The Glitter Man and Mr. Show.
His career straddled four decades. It included concerts, recordings, movies and endorsements. During the 1950’s-1970’s he was the highest-paid entertainer in the world. He lived a life of flamboyant excess, both on and off the stage.
He loved his friends. In his will, he asked to be buried face down so that they could come by and have a cold one with him.
Slim: “What a gracious way to be thought of.”
Dirty: “Yo, Dude. His heart was in the right place.”