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Entertainer Marty Bronson, 79, dies

Thursday, March 19, 2009 | 10:18 a.m. CDT; updated 3:48 p.m. CDT, Thursday, March 19, 2009

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis singer and showman Marty Bronson died Tuesday of complications of a stroke. He was 79.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Bronson died at Missouri Baptist Hospital. He lived in the St. Louis suburb of Creve Coeur.

Bronson was an entertainment fixture in St. Louis for decades. He was a television personality on the old KSD-TV from 1964 to 1968 and sang the National Anthem at the 1964 World Series.

He owned four clubs including Marty's in the old Gaslight Square, fronted big bands and wrote a column for the old St. Louis Globe-Democrat.

His wife, Jacquelyn, died in 2007.

He is survived by a sister, daughter, two sons and two grandchildren.

No service will be held.


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