In 1977, Debby Boone earned instant fame when You Light Up My Life became one of the biggest songs in history, charting #1 on Billboard for ten straight weeks and selling in excess of four million albums. She received the Grammy for Best New Artist and has since received an additional seven Grammy nominations, winning two more. Debby has performed in many musical theater productions and is also an author of 6 children’s books. She continues to grow her reputation as a singer of the Great American Songbook, building on her previous release for Concord Records, Reflections of Rosemary. The album is an intimate musical portrait of her late mother-in-law, the legendary singer Rosemary Clooney, for whom Debby had great love and respect. She has recorded 13 albums. Her most recent album is a tribute to Las Vegas in the 60’s called Swing This. She is currently performing music live across the country. Debby lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Gabriel Ferrer, who works as an Episcopal priest. They have four grown children, one son-in-law, and one daughter in law, three adorable grandchildren!
Watch Richard M. Parison, Jr., From The American Theatre interview Debby Boone here: