Born: 5/14/1936 in New York City, New York, USA
Cause of death: during open-heart surgery
Full name: Walden Robert Cassotto
Noted For: pop singer; hits include "Splish Splash" (1958), "Dream Lover" (1959), "Mack the Knife" (1959), and "You're the Reason I'm Living" (1963). Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1990).
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