As all eyes watch American Idol dwindle down to the final four, fans of the show will recall Robbie Rosen. The melodic, Merrick native, Rosen had an untimely exit from the popular Fox talent competition after reaching the Top 24.

Rosen, now making the rounds, especially on Long Island, appeared at the Folio Awards in Woodbury last week. He sang the National Anthem.

The unassuming junior from Calhoun High School would have liked to continue on Idol, but considers himself lucky.

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