It’s too easy to make fun of Liberace, and maybe now too cruel. One can’t, after all, help one’s essential nature. Liberace achieved fame in an era when what he was could not be admitted to. 1,985 more words
From Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson’s 1988 book “Behind The Candelabra”. I believe this was also mentioned in the movie. I hope the cheeseheads don’t come outta the woodwork – don’t shoot the messenger!
Popular pianist Wladziu Valentino (“Lee” to his friends) Liberace, earned his nickname “Mr. Showmanship” for his flamboyant stage shows which included glittering wardrobes studded in sequins and rhinestone-covered pianos. 496 more words