FILE - In this Nov. 27, 1978 file photo, singer Connie Francis poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Francis, who gained fame in the 1950s, is auctioning some of her favorite trinkets at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills on Sunday. (Wally Fong, File/Associated Press)
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. - Connie Francis' decades-long career was marked by all the glitter things of Hollywood royalty. There were No. 1 hit songs, iconic movies, Hollywood boyfriends, glamorous gowns and TV ap
The tragedies that befell singer Connie Francis throughout her life would challenge the most resilient of souls. Nevertheless, she navigated each dark, engulfing personal tunnel with unwavering tenacity, always eventually emerging aided by her sense of humor. “It never failed me and kept me going,” she said from her home in Parkland, Florida. “From the age of 10, I worked on TV with many comedians like Don Rickles and developed a sense of humor. It was Don who gave me my firs
Chart-topping singer Connie Francis’ career spanned decades and took her to famous stages and private receptions around the world, often giving her the distinction of being the first performer to introduce American music to foreign audiences. She sang for presidents and queens, celebrities and servicemen, and her signature songs— think Where the Boys Are, Who’s Sorry Now?, Stupid Cupid, Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool — became the soundtrack of an entire generation.
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Heritage Auction House of Beverly Hills is proud to present The Connie Francis Collection. Included in this auction will be many fine pieces of collectible art, classic and timeless memorabilia, awards, fine jewelry as well as high-end costume jewelry, gowns from the artist's public appearances and many more fine collectibles. The official live on-line auction will begin on September 7th, 2017 and will originate from Heritage Auctions on-line auction site. Interested buyers