Mr Lee Grant was born Bogdan Charis Kominowski to Polish parents on April 22 1945, in a Nazi concentration camp just outside Dusseldorf. His father was killed, but he and his mother survived and emigrated to New Zealand in 1949, settling in Palmerston North. He left school in 1963 and enrolled at Palmerston North Teachers College. Following this success HMV released his first album called "Mr Lee Grant". A new single "Movin' Away"/"Lovers Are Always The Same" in December 1967 failed to make it to number one, stopping at number two. Then with a somewhat failure for the next, "Ave Maria"/"Panis Angelicus", not even making the charts, he was rescued by the follow-up single "Why Or Where Or When"/"Hava Nagila", which had him back at number one in March 1968, just as Mr Lee Grant was preparing to leave for Britain.
Bogdan Kominowski (born 22 April 1945) is a New Zealand pop star. As well as his birth name he is also known by the stage name Mr. Lee Grant. He has had a successful singing and acting career, having starred in stage shows such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Elvis - The Musical, TV shows and the James Bond movie "A View to a Kill". He was born in a Nazi German concentration camp just outside Düsseldorf to Polish parents
Sail Away is an album by Randy Newman, released in May 1972. It was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman and issued on Reprise Records. While all of its songs were written and composed by Newman, several had already been recorded by other artists. In 2003, it was ranked number 321 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Mr Lee Grant's first recording was "As Long As I Have You" on Viscount in 1965. To promote the record, he travelled to Auckland for an appearance on Teen Scene. Being away from his adoring fans, his popularity soon plummeted, and his record sales came to a halt. He did release some singles in England, however, as Lee Grant, but none of them were successful. Bogdan Kominowski again. Success as a pop star in England was never realised, so he turned to stage, TV and film under his birth name.
Movin' is the second studio album by American singer Jennifer Rush. Originally released in Germany in late 1985, just as Rush was experiencing worldwide success with "The Power of Love" from her self-titled previous album, Movin' became an instant hit there. The album reached N. for 14 weeks and went on to be the biggest selling album of 1986.
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Updated on May 15, 2018. Genres Pop Name Mr. Grant Origin Polish Years active 1964–1975. Born 22 April 1945 (age 70) (1945-04-22) Albums The Singles Collection, Mr. Lee In London, Mr. Lee Grant Similar People Sandy Edmonds, The Fourmyula, Maria Dallas, Allison Durbin, Johnny Devlin. A new single "Movin' Away" in December 1967 stalled at the number two position. Then with a failure for the next – "Ave Maria" – not even making the charts, he was rescued by the follow-up single "Why Or Where Or When", which had him back at number one in March 1968, just as Mr Lee Grant was preparing to leave for Britain. On 3 March 1968, the biggest male star since Johnny Devlin flew out of Auckland bound for London.
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Backing Vocals [Vocal Backing] – The Gaynotes, The Lost SoulsWritten-By – Wackett*, Lynch*
|B||Lovers Are Always The Same
Written-By – Cara*, Spencer*
- Made By – His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited
- Directed By [Musical Director] – Garth Young
- Producer – Howard Gable
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- Matrix / Runout (Label A, Etched A): 7XAN.621
- Matrix / Runout (Label B, Etched B): 7XAN.622