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Lebert Lombardo at top right with brothers Guy, Victor, and Carmen, and sister Rose Marie
|Birth name||Lebert Joseph Lombardo|
|Born||February 11, 1905|
|Died||June 16, 1993 (aged 88)|
Sanibel, Florida, U.S.
|Associated acts||Guy Lombardo, Royal Canadians|
Lebert Lombardo (February 11, 1905 – June 16, 1993) was a musician with the Royal Canadians and a younger brother of Guy Lombardo.
Lombardo was born in London, Ontario, Canada. With his brother Carmen, Lebert was a member of the original Royal Canadians, playing trumpet, cornet, and drums, and occasionally singing. His younger brother Victor Lombardo joined the band later, although Victor was never a partner; ownership of the band remained with the three older brothers.
After Guy Lombardo's death in 1977, Lebert's brother Victor and son Bill briefly assumed the role of bandleaders. Shortly thereafter Lebert retired from performing but licensed the orchestra to various bandleaders to keep the Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven played! Al Pierson is the current bandleader and has been for more than 25 years.
On June 14, 1937, Lombardo married Helen Healey in New York City. Earlier, he had been married to a woman whose first name was Carol. He married Peggy Landers on January 31, 1962. Lebert had seven children; Susan Ann, Peter, Bill, John, Liz, Gina, and Carmen.
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5. Gina Lombardo, daughter
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