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Sonny Bono

Personal data
Date of birthFebruary 16, 1935
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan, US
Date of deathJanuary 5, 1998(age 62)
Place of deathStateline, Nevada, near South Lake Tahoe, California, US
Resting placeDesert Memorial Park
Cathedral City, California, US
Birth nameSalvatore Phillip Bono
Political partyRepublican
SpouseDonna Rankin (1954 1962, divorced)
Cherilyn Sarkisian (1964 1975, divorced)
Susie Coehlo (1983 1984, divorced)
Mary Whitaker (1986 1998, his death)
ChildrenChristine Bono
Chaz Bono
Chesare Elan Bono
Chianna Marie Bono
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 44th district
In officeJanuary 3, 1995 - January 5, 1998
Succeeded byMary Bono
Preceded byAl McCandless
16th Mayor of Palm Springs
In officeApril 1988 - April 1992
Succeeded byLloyd Maryanov
Preceded byFrank Bogert

Sonny Bono

Personal information
GenresPop, rock
OccupationSinger, musician, songwriter, producer, actor
Years active1963 1995
Associated actsCher, Sonny & Cher

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Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono (February 16, 1935 January 5, 1998) was an American recording artist, record producer, actor, and politician whose career spanned over three decades.

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