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Tiny Tim
General Information
Born: April 12, 1932
Died: November 30, 1996
Gender: Male
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Credits: Singer
Years: 1999
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Herbert Khaury (April 12, 1932 – November 30, 1996), better known as Tiny Tim, was an American singer, ukulele player, and musical archivist. He was featured as a guest performer in "Help Wanted," singing "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight." Tim is also mentioned in the Season 1 episode "MuscleBob BuffPants."

In November 1996, Tim died of a heart attack while performing onstage in Minneapolis, Minnesota at age 64. He is survived by his third wife Susan Marie Gardner.

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Death

In September 1996, Tim suffered a heart attack right as he started to sing at a ukulele festival at the Montague Grange Hall (often confused in accounts of the incident with the nearby Montague Bookmill, at which he had recorded a video interview earlier that same day) in Montague, Massachusetts. He was hospitalized at the nearby Franklin County Medical Center in Greenfield for 3 weeks, before being discharged with strong admonitions not to perform again because of his health and the dietary needs for his diabetic and heart conditions. Nevertheless, Tim had decided to ignore the advice.

On November 30, while playing at a Gala Benefit at the Woman's Club of Minneapolis, Tim suffered another heart attack onstage and was later pronounced dead at the Hennepin County Medical Center. He was only 64 years old. Tim is survived by Susan Marie Gardner, his third wife, and is entombed in a mausoleum in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.

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    • Perform I ment.
    • he was going to DIE if he preformed, which he did, and he did.
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