Bob Stanhope is a singer, songwriter, and sometimes humorist who has performed for over five decades in clubs, churches, and coffeehouses mainly around the northeast. Recently he's been featured at the City Center Danbury Summer Concert Series, The Bushnell in Hartford, First Night Danbury, CT, the Putnam County 4-H Fair in NY, the Barn at Quaker Hill in Pawling, NY, among many others. While his more serious material might be compared to Billy Joel or Harry Chapin, his comic / satirical side could be likened to Weird Al Yankovick or Adam Sandler. This humorous side was nurtured during his many years during the 80s and 90s as the morning personality on a variety of suburban radio stations.

Bob grew up in Irvington, NY and began performing his progressive folk / humor act wduring college in Pennsylvania. Over the years he's worked as a math teacher, government public relations, and in broadcasting. While the day job has changed his love of performing as a singer-songwriter-guitarist hasn't.


He is a thirteen time winner in the Billboard Magazine Songwriter Contest, has been a guest national TV, works as 25% of the rock band Cross Purpose (, and years ago even recorded with Les Paul! Bob also has theater experience, with lead roles in "1776", "Born Yesterday", "Sugar", "A Christmas Carol: The Musical", "It’s A Wonderful Life: The Musical", and "Mr. Roberts". In addition he's written 14 detective novels about an old retired New York City private detective as well as 5 memoirs. The memoirs deal with his childhood, years working in broadcasting, and travel.

Bob lives in Putnam Lake, NY with his wife, Sue. Their daughter, Renee (a voice and piano instructor), her husband, Adam (an independent film maker), and their two daughters Aliyah and Skyler, also live at Putnam Lake.

Bob continues to entertain audiences from Philadelphia to Rhode Island with his song writing and outstanding voice.

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Bob Stanhope
33 South Lake Drive
Patterson, NY 12563

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