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Gary Tannus Nassif Edit Profile

entertainer , sculptor , singer , writer , Education educator

Gary Tannus Nassif, American singer and entertainer, art and special education educator, writer, sculptor. Achievements include statue "The Christ", statue nun.& administration inspired "Jeremiah Children", St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis. Entertainer University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, 1994; singer for Sisters of Mercy Convent, Cedar Rapids, 1994—2002; motivational speaker various schools and organizations.

Background

Nassif, Gary Tannus was born on June 11, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Elias Joseph and Adele Helen Nassif.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in art, Drake University, 1964.

Career

Manager family business Tony's Charcoal Steak House, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. NBC and Columbia Broadcasting System scenic art, 1964—1969. Artist and designer JC's, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1971—1976, Mercy Hospital, sculptures and healing music, Cedar Rapids, 1976.

Headliner and entertainer Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, Century Plaza, Los Angeles, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Grand, Las Vegas, and other major hotels and Hollywood, California, 1982—1994. Sculptor St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for Danny Thomas and the Children, Memphis, 1986. Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include statue "The Christ", statue nun.& administration inspired "Jeremiah Children", St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer (inspirational biographical manuscript) Stop Crying and Listen to the Music, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1994—2001.

Membership

Entertainer University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, 1994. Singer for Sisters of Mercy Convent, Cedar Rapids, 1994—2002. Motivational speaker various schools and organizations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, sculpting, writing, mentor, equestrian.

Connections

father:
Elias Joseph

mother:
Adele Helen Nassif