He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph and Jeannette Goulet. After hearing his son sing "Lead Kindly Light", in their church hall, his father told him, "I'm proud of you, son". A few weeks later his father, lying on his death bed, called Robert to his side and told him the Lord had given him a beautiful voice and he must go and sing...See full bio »
1963The 35th Annual Academy Awards
(performer: "Days of Wine and Roses", "Love Song from Mutiny on the Bounty Follow Me", "Song from Two for the Seesaw Second Chance", "Tender Is the Night 1962", "Walk on the Wild Side")
(performer: "Mewsette", "Bubbles", "Little Drops of Rain Reprise", "The Mewsette Finale")
One of the lines in "Man Of La Mancha" spoken of the Duke in the play by Cervantes/Don Quixote is, "He carries his self-importance as if afraid of breaking it", amuses me immensely. No one should take himself that seriously.
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