After an article in The Daily Mirror was published, accusing Liberace as gay using every word to suggest he is, Liberace sued, and won. After the case was settled Liberace won $22,400 in damages. The case led Liberace to famously utter "I cried all the way to the bank!".
Liberace was a smoker.
Liberace was of Caucasian descent.
Liberace died at 2:05 PM with his sister Angelina Farrell, his sister-in-law, Dora Liberace, and Jamie Wyatt, who he described as his "friend and long-time compainion".
From 1976 until 1979, Liberace was named "Pop Keyboard Artist of the Year" by Contemporary Keyboard Magazine.
In 1978, Liberace wins the award for Best Dressed Entertainer Of The Year from the Fashion Foundation Of America.
On April 15, 1979, Liberace opened The Liberace Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to his chef, Liberace's last meal was Cream of Wheat hot cereal, made with half and half, and sprinkled with brown sugar.
The license plate on one of his Rolls-Royces's read "88 KEYS".
Liberace always closed his concerts with the song "I'll Be Seeing You".
In 1955, Liberace had the role of Anthony Warrin in the film Sincerely Yours.
In 1952, Liberace appeared in a magazine advertisement for Blatz beer.
Liberace stood at 5' 10" or 1.78 m.
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6739 Hollywood Boulevard.
Liberace is buried at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, California.
On November 2, 1986, Liberace played his last concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
His mother was Polish-American and his father was Italian.
Liberace had a twin who died at birth.
Liberace: People ask how I can play with all those rings, and I reply, 'Very well, thank you'.
Liberace: I love Christmas carols; but then who doesn't? The local boys' choir gave me a particular thrill one year.
Liberace: You can't take anything for granted as an entertainer. You have to be surprising, find new things to make the audience stand up and take notice.
Liberace: My costumes have become my trademark and trademarks are hard to come by in show business.
Liberace: Of course, I couldn't go out in the street in clothes like this, I'd get picked up. Come to think of it, it might be fun.
Liberace: (at the 1983 Academy Awards) I made my greatest contribution to motion pictures years ago. I stopped making them.
Liberace: What's better than roses on your piano? Tulips on your organ.
Liberace: Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.
Liberace: (At the end of a concert) Gee, you've been such a wonderful audience that I don't like to take your money. But I will!