Johnny Mathis is an African-American singer of popular music. One of the last in a long line of traditional male vocalists who emerged before the 1960s, Mathis has certified sales of over 17 million units in the United States. At age eight, his father purchased an old upright piano for $25. When he brought it home, it wouldn’t fit through the front door.
John Royce Johnny Mathis born in Sept., 30th, the year 1935 is an American singer of pop music. Mathis focused on romantic jazz and pop standards for the adult modern audience through the 1980s. Starting his profession with singles of standards, Mathis became more famous as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status, and 73 making the Billboard charts. According to the Recording Industry Association of the America, Mathis has sales of over 27 million sellers, certified units in the U.S. According to recordings chart historian and music writer called Paul Gambaccini, Mathis has recorded more than 130 albums and sold more than 350 million records all over the world.