Mel Torme


Subject:
Musicians , Singer-Songwriters , Singers

Description:
Obituary for singer Mel Torme (nicknamed "The Velvet Fog"), who died in 1999. The article provides an overview of his career that "traced a classic mid-century show-biz trajectory, complete with vaguely vaudevillian beginnings, success as a child actor, parts on radio plays and in movie musicals." He also wrote "hundreds [of songs] over the course of his career, including the classic 'The Christmas Song' ('Chestnuts roasting on an open fire ...')." From Salon.com.

Creator:
Rosen, Jody

Publisher:
Salon.com

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.salon.com/people/obit/1999/06/12/torme/


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