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VIDEO: Danny Gans - A Las Vegas Tribute

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Singer-Impressionist Danny Gans, a staple on the Las Vegas Strip, has died at age 52. 

Danny Gans appeared on Broadway in 1995's "Danny Gans on Broadway: The Man of Many Voices." Shortly after his Broadway engagement, Gans found success in Las Vegas, headlining at the Stratosphere Hotel and later the Rio Hotel. 

In 2000, tycoon Steve Wynn brought Gans to The Mirage Hotel and set the performer up in a 1,250-seat showroom of his own. The Mirage show become a huge hit for the performer, and Gans was named "Entertainer of the Year" in 1997. The title had been awarded to Gans 11 straight years in a row.

In February 2009, Steve Wynn once again brought Gans back in the family, building him a theatre in his new Encore hotel, the sister property to Wynn Las Vegas. Gans' new show opened on February 10, 2009.

Gans is survived by his wife and three children.

For more information on Danny Gans, visit www.dannygans.com.

 



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