He lived in New York, with hes parents, As he turn 23 in 1937, he want to be a band proucder at age of 24. In 1970, he met a first group called Paul & the Kennedys, Later in 1973, he met Seth & the Planet Juniors. And become friends with Seth, and Paul in 1977. He surive a heart attack at age 54.
On December 14, 2012, on hes way home form retireding, he was died on heart attack at age 98. He and hes doo-wop groups friends and he will be in Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2012.