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Paul Anka

Paul Anka, Canadian singer, composer. Achievements include being a holder of 15 gold records for million dollar world-wide sellers, and having to his credit more than 42 million single sales and over 900 songs. Member Broadcast Music, Inc. (22 songwriting awards: 18 for most performed songs, 4 for songs performed more than one million times).

Background

  • Anka, Paul was born on July 30, 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Came to United States, 1959. Son of Andrew Emile and Camilia (Tannis) Anka.

  • Education

    • Graduated from high school, Ottawa. Doctorate Music (honorary), St. Johns University, New York City, 1981.

    Career

    • Owner, principal Spanka Music Corporation, since 1958, Flanka Music Corporation, since 1958, Camy Productions, Inc., 1961-1966. Owner Panka Musci, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include being a holder of 15 gold records for million dollar world-wide sellers, and having to his credit more than 42 million single sales and over 900 songs.

    Works

    • Eating Vegan in Vegas
    • Whether you are a vegan, a vegetarian, or someone curious about a plant-based way of life, this book will give you a full tour of all this town has to offer in vegan eating.

    Religion

    Denomination: Eastern Orthodox

    Membership

    Member Broadcast Music, Inc. (22 songwriting awards: 18 for most performed songs, 4 for songs performed more than one million times). Clubs: Friars New York City.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Alison de Zogheb, February 16, 1963 (divorced October 2000). Children: Alexandra, Amanda, Alicia, Anthea, Amelia.
    • father: Andrew Emile Anka
    • mother: Camilia (Tannis) Anka
    • spouse: Anne Alison de Zogheb
    • children: Alexandra Anka
    • Amanda Anka
    • Alicia Anka
    • Anthea Anka
    • Amelia Anka
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    Born July 30, 1941
    Nationality
    • 1981
      St. Johns University
    • 1958
      Owner
    • 1958
      Owner
    • 1961 - 1966
      Owner
    • 2001
      owner Panka Musci