Liberace: His Life in Pictures

Pink-feathered costumes! A piano-shaped pool! Go Behind the Candelabra with PEOPLE's look at the flamboyant entertainer's most lavish moments

LARGER THAN LIFE

"It was more than over-the-top," says Jones of Liberace's Sherman Oaks, Calif., abode, seen here in 1954. "He took incredible pride in his home, even while maintaining a sense of humor about it."