Glaser Brothers Death – Toss Glaser, the last enduring individual from nation bunch The Glaser Brothers, kicked the bucket Monday (June 10). He was 83.
Glaser who started his profession as an individual from the honor winning triplet, Tompall, and The Glaser Brothers, was known as a cultivated craftsman, maker, and finance manager.
Conceived Charles Vernon Glaser in Spalding, Nebraska, in the winter of 1936 to Louis and Marie Glaser, Chuck spent his initial years helping his dad deal with the family’s 1,200-section of land ranch upper east of Spalding. During his young years, Chuck joined his siblings, Tompall and Jim, as emcee declaring tunes and making wisecracks as the teenagers played ability shows and fairs around Nebraska. Soon thereafter Chuck started singing with his siblings.
The siblings’ break into proficient the entertainment biz came in 1957 when they won the Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Show. Their dad organized a tryout in Grand Island, and Marty Robbins marked The Glaser Brothers to his roadshow and his name, Robbins Records. The Glaser Brothers delivered their first single in 1958 singing, “Five Penny Nickel,” a tune Chuck wrote.
In 1959 Decca Records bought the young men’s account contract from Robbins and maker Owen Bradley started creating their records. Toss was drafted into the United States Army in 1959, serving his nation until 1961. Joe Babcock, a beloved companion from Nebraska, filled in for Chuck while he was away. After his release, Chuck got back to the gathering and the siblings formally joined the Grand Ole Opry, having performed on the show since their appearance to Nashville in 1958.