Matt Monro

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Matt Monro (1 December 1930 – 7 February 1985), known as The Man With The Golden Voice, was an English singer who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international music scene during the 1960s and 1970s. Throughout his 30-year career, he filled cabarets, nightclubs, music halls, and stadiums in Australia, Japan, the Philippines, and Hong Kong to Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.

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Filmography

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Selected Matt Monro film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1971
Rolf Harris Show (1971) (TV Show)
Singer

1970
Bates

Soundtrack Credits

2012
Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007
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2010
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2009
Formula 1: BBC Sport (2009) (TV Show)
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2009
...Sings The Beatles (TV Show)
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1997
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1990
The Krays (1990)
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1983
Lady Is a Tramp (TV Show)
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1980
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1978
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1972
Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town
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1970
Hoffman (1970)
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1970
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1969
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1969
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1966
Born Free (1966)
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1966
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1965
Go Go Mania (1965)
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1964
Shindig! (1964) (TV Show)
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1964
The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Show)
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1963
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1959
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1923
The Pilgrim (1923)
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Dating History

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Albums

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List of albums by Matt Monro, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Matt Monro.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
From Russia With Love 1967 18,803
Mary's Boy Child 1979 79,921
On Days Like These 1998 116,492
Born Free 1967 107,348
Portrait Of My Love 1967 120,354
Christmas Magic 2009 434,096
My Kind Of Girl 1967 130,449
Softly As I Leave You 1967 190,218
Walk Away 1967 188,264
Yesterday 1967 191,288
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Matt Monro songs.


First NameMatt
Last NameMonro
Full Name at BirthTerry Parsons
Other NamesThe Cockney Sinatra
The Singing Bus Driver
Age54 (age at death)
Date of BirthDecember 1, 1930
BirthplaceLondon, England
Date of DeathFebruary 7, 1985
Location of DeathLondon, England, UK
Cause of DeathLiver Cancer
Height5' 6" (168 cm)
BuildAverage
Hair ColorBrown - Dark
Star SignSagittarius
EthnicityWhite
NationalityBritish
OccupationSinger, Actor
Occupation CategorySinger
Claim to FameThe Italian Job (performer: "On Days Like These")
Music GenreVocal
Music StyleTraditional Pop, Vocal Pop
Music MoodSoothing, Poignant, Intimate, Gentle, Wistful, Earnest, Plaintive, Reflective, Laid-Back/Mellow, Springlike, Sentimental, Delicate, Yearning, Smooth
InstrumentVocals

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