Sep 01, 2012
By Bob Komsic
British entertainer Max Bygraves has died.
The singer and comedian, who had Alzheimer’s, died in his sleep at his daughter’s home in Australia.
Bygraves was 89.
Born to an east London dockworker, his career spanned six decades.
He was a regular peformer on radio through the 50s, later appearing frequently on British TV shows and in a small number of films.
After World War Two, Bygraves was one of the country’s best known variety performers.
Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck told BBC television, ”He was one of the all-time greats of British show business”.