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Fame and HIV: 15 of History's Biggest HIV-Positive Celebrities

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Liberace

Liberace

Liberace was a pianist and entertainer who became a worldwide icon in the '50s. He appeared in films and television shows, and released numerous albums. He was the highest paid entertainer in the world for over a decade and was known for his opulent lifestyle.

He died of AIDS-related complications in 1987, but the cause of his illness during his final years was kept secret from the public until after his death.




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