Photo Coverage: Steve Lawrence & Edyie Gorme Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Dick Robinson the founder of the Society For The Preservation Of The Great American Songbook presented Steve Lawrence the organization's prestigious award after a breathtaking concert by Mr. Lawrence at the Kravis Center in Palm Beach Florida.
Steve & Edyie probably the most well known and consummate husband and wife pop vocal team were a duo until Edyie's passing in 2013.
The society's mission is to preserve and perpetuate the music, character and history of the Great American Songbook so that the timeless and most enduring music of our country will continue to be accessible and enjoyed by the generations of today and tomorrow.
Dick Robinson - an icon of harmony and rhythm in charity, TV, radio and business circles - redefines the relationship between notes and chords as they are played in many different communities across our regions.
In nonprofit circles, Dick Robinson's passions, interest and deed in helping those in need blend charity fundraising and celebrity with classic and timeless entertainment.
His respected relationships with entertainers, combined with his great heart to help charities, has led to millions of dollars in fundraising successes for deserving nonprofits. Vic Damone, Keely Smith, the late Al Martino, Debby Boone, Jack Jones and Ann Hampton Callaway have headlined blockbuster events on behalf of their friend Dick Robinson to fundraise within his communities.
His concerto over the years consists of many accomplishments including Founder & Chairman of Connecticut School of Broadcasting (the nation's oldest and largest group of broadcast media schools), Owner of New England and Florida radio stations and Founder of the nonprofit organization the Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook.
Today, in addition to his many business and charity commitments, Dick hosts an internationally syndicated radio show, "Dick Robinson's American Standard's by the Sea"which airs on 70+ network affiliates nationwide-including Legends 100.3 FM on Saturdays 6 PM to 8 PM and Sundays 10 AM to 12 PM.
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Steve Lawrence & Dick Robinson
Sally Robinson, Steve Lawrence, Dick Robinson, Helen Spaneas
Sally Robinson, Steve Lawrence, Dick Robinson
Steve Lawrence, Eda Sorokoff, Dick Robinson
The Society For The Preservation Of The Great American Songbook, Lifetime Achievement Award