Liberace was a pianist, singer, and entertainer known for his flamboyant outfits and stage personality. He was born on May 16 1919 and was a child prodigy, learning to play the piano at the age of 4. He played professionally for many years before appearing in movies and television along with live stage performances. His incredible popularity lead him to be the highest paid entertainer in the world for about two decades of his career. He performed in Las Vegas for most of his career and his legacy is still remembered there to this day. Liberace Day is celebrated every year on the day of his death, February 4, 1987.