Bob Lido was an American deep-pitched singer, a comedian, and above all an amazing violinist. He was popular for being a part of The Lawrence Welk Show.
As of 2023, Bob Lido's net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.
|Given Name||Robert Freda|
|Famous Name||Bob Lido|
|Source(s) of Fame||Musician, Comedian, Singer|
|Date of Birth||September 21, 1914|
|Place of Birth||Jersey City, New Jersey, US|
|Age At Death||85|
|Date of Death||August 9, 2000|
|Cause of Death||Complications of Stroke|
|Relationships||Married, Nellie Shadler,|
Bob Lido was born as Robert Freda on the 21st of September, 1914 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America. His father’s name was Agostino. His mother’s name was Mitchelina. Bob started playing violin when he was very young. He also took lessons to polish his skills and voice. However, there is no information available on the internet about his formal educational background.
Bob Lido began his music career as a vocalist in the Carmen Cavallaro’s band known as Carmen Cavallaro and His Orchestra. Carmen Cavallaro himself was a pianist. Bob remained Carmen’s featured singer for quite a while. Their most famous release was titled, (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music!
Bob then joined, Perry Com’s Supper Club. Perry Como was a singer. Bob also worked as a substitute for Perry Como in his club. Finally, in 1952, Bob met Lawrence Welk. Lawrence Welk was a bandleader and the host of his show, The Lawrence Welk Show. Lawrence Welk added Bob Lido to his band as a vocalist as well as a fiddler, a violinist, and a comedian. Bob performed on the show as a special man. He would play the extreme violin, sing soft ballads, play jazz and country music, and act in comic skits. The music played on The Lawrence Welk Show started being called Champagne Music. Bob lido’s style motivated Lawrence to revive his Hotsy Totsy Band. Bob was nicknamed Bachelor Bob till he got married. Bob remained an integral part of the show for three decades. The final episode of the show was aired on the 17th of April, 1982. The songs sung and performed by Bob on the show include, Give Me The Simple Life, Get Happy, Winchester Cathedral, Cabaret, Darktown Stutters’ Ball with Aladdin, Can’t Give You Anything but Love with Dixieland band, About Time with Bob Havens, and many more.
Bob Lido got married to Nellie Shadler in 1965. Nellie died in July 1983. Bob Lido did not marry again. The couple had no children. Throughout his career, Bob stayed away from any kind of dispute and argument. He is not even associated with any rumors or love affairs.
Bob Lido left his fans on the 9th of August, 2000. He passed away in San Diego, California, United States of America. He could not survive the complications of a stroke and died at the age of 85.
Bob Lido was active in his career from the early 1950s to the early 1980s. This was the era when radio, television, newspapers, and magazines used to be the main media platforms. There are no legacy accounts associated with Bob Lido. Videos of Bob Lido performing on the Lawrence Welk Show are available on YouTube though.
Bob Lido was a famous violinist, singer, and comic star. His performances on the Lawrence Welk Show will never be forgotten by his fans. He is still ruling the hearts of millions of people even after his death. He had a net worth of $1 million.
Bob Lido has sometimes been associated with other Comedians such as Damion Hall, Cecile Breccia, Susan Oliver, Ed Sanders or Eddy Atlantis, Johnny Kovacs or Jon K, Alan Slim, Bryan Russell, Rika Izumi, and Yash Rohan.