Born Wladziu Valentino, pianist Liberace made his Las Vegas debut in 1944 at the age of 25. His opening night was at the Hotel Last Frontier. He had a few stage names before settling for Liberace. Other names were Walter Liberace and Walter Buster Keys.
He then went on to the Riviera, then the Las Vegas Hilton.
He opened his own museum with a collection of antiques, cars and costumes and still remains to this day as a tourist attraction.
His final Las Vegas show was at the Caesars Palace in August 1986 and in February 1987 he passed away.
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