Mel Tormé

Born Sep 13, 1925
Melvin Howard Tormé, nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards. He was also a jazz composer and arranger, drummer, and actor in radio, film, and television, and the author of five books. He composed the music for the classic holiday song "The Chris...
Mel Tormé

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: Jewish people


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: September 13, 1925

Place of Birth

: Chicago

Date of Death

: June 5, 1999

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Stroke

Mel Tormé Film Roles

  1. Girls Town
  2. The Night of the Living Duck
  3. The Private Lives of Adam and Eve
    Hal Sanders
  4. The Big Operator
  5. Words and Music
  6. Daffy Duck's Quackbusters
  7. Walk Like a Dragon
  8. Higher and Higher
  9. A Man Called Adam
  10. Good News

Mel Tormé Film Appearances

  1. Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got
  2. Hugh Hefner: American Playboy
  3. George Shearing: Swing Era
  4. The Swing Years: Lullaby of Broadway
  5. Judy Garland: Judy Duets

Mel Tormé TV Starring Roles

  1. It Was a Very Good Year
  2. Night Court
    Night Court

Mel Tormé TV Guest Roles

  1. The Jimmy
  2. Lucy in the Music World
  3. AB-1389: Mel Torme

Mel Tormé TV Appearances

  1. Jazz Casual

Mel Tormé Albums

  1. Night at the Concord Pavilion
  2. The Great American Songbook: Live at Michael's Pub
  3. A Tribute to Bing Crosby
  4. Jazz 'round Midnight
  5. Velvet & Brass
  6. It's a Blue World
  7. Encore at Marty's New York
  8. An Evening With Mel Torme
  9. Prelude to a Kiss
  10. The Mel Tormé Collection: 1944-1985

Mel Tormé Books

  1. Wynner
  2. Traps - The Drum Wonder
  3. The Christmas Song
  4. I've Got the World on a String