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.