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Composer , singer

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. Son of Andrew Emile and Camilia (Tannis) Anka. came to the United States, 1959.

Education

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

Career

Owner, principal, Spanka Music Corporation, since 1958;owner, principal, Flanka Music Corporation, since 1958;owner, principal, Camy Prodns., Inc., 1961-1966.

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

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

Child:
Alexandra Anka

Child:
Amanda Anka

Child:
Alicia Anka

Child:
Anthea Anka

Child:
Amelia Anka