Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé
1925 - 1999

Mel Tormé  American Singer

Mel Tormé passed away on 5th Jun 1999 aged 73. His last relationship was when Mel Tormé and Ali Severson were married for 14 years before Mel Tormé died aged 73.

Relationships

Mel Tormé was previously married to Ali Severson (1983 - 1999), Janette Scott (1965 - 1977), Arlene Miles (1955 - 1965) and Candy Toxton (1948 - 1955).

He was also in relationships with Stella Stevens (1976 - 1977), Mari Blanchard (1956), Jill Corey ( - present), Lana Turner ( - present) and Ava Gardner ( - present).

Mel Tormé had 5 children, Steven (63), Melissa (61), Tracy (57), Daisy (46) and James (43).

About

Mel Tormé is a 73 year old American Singer. Born Melvin Howard Tormé on 13th September, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, he is famous for The Christmas Song in a career that spans 1933–1996. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Mel Tormé is a member of the following lists: Las Vegas entertainers, Jewish American songwriters and Jewish American composers.

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Confirmed Relationships9
Longest Relationship16 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship1 mth
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 1 mth
First Name Mel
Middle Name Howard
Last Name Tormé
Full Name at Birth Melvin Howard Tormé
Alternative Name The Velvet Fog, Mr. Butterscotch, The Kid With the Gauze In His Jaws
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th September, 1925
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 5th June, 1999
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Stroke
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Scat singing
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Jazz singer, actor
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame The Christmas Song
Music Genre (Text) Jazz
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1933–1996, 1933–96
Music Style Show Tunes, Jazz, Swing, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz, Bop
Music Mood Earnest, Cheerful, Confident, Refined/Mannered, Soothing, Stylish, Exuberant, Springlike, Rousing, Playful, Sentimental, Sophisticated, Intimate, Poignant, Reflective, Gentle, Sweet, Bittersweet, Romantic, Carefree, Laid-Back/Mellow
Instrument Vocals, Drums
Instrument (text) Vocals, drums, Bugle, Piano
Brand Endorsement (1999) TV commercial: Mountain Dew soda., (1979) TV commercial: Charlie Perfume with Shelley Hack
Official Websites www.meltorme.com/
Friend Buddy Rich, Anita O'Day
Associated People Frank Sinatra

Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), 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 Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") and co-wrote the lyrics with Bob Wells.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Mel Tormé73 VirgoSinger
American
Ali Severson-
Stella Stevens78 LibraActress
American
Janette Scott77 SagittariusActress
British
Mari Blanchard43 AriesActress
American
Arlene Miles-
Candy Toxton80 ScorpioActress
American
Jill Corey81 LibraSinger
American
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
American
Ava Gardner67 CapricornActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
StevenMale29th January, 195363 years old
MelissaFemale9th July, 195561 years old
TracyMale12th April, 195957 years old
DaisyFemale13th December, 196946 years old
JamesMale13th August, 197343 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sliders1995Mel TorméTV Show
The Magic of Christmas1995HostTV Movie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992TV Show
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters1988Daffy DuckMovie
The Night of the Living Duck1988Daffy DuckShort Film
Night Court1984HerbTV Show
Land of No Return1978Zak O'BrienMovie
Chase1973CyclopsTV Show
It Was a Very Good Year1971HostTV Show
Love, American Style1969Trevor (segment "Love and the Singles Apartment")TV Show
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1969Harry CarterTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Mort BinderTV Show
A Man Called Adam1966Guest Singer at Party)Movie
Dusty1966TV Show
Run for Your Life1965Jamey BurkeTV Show
The Patsy1964Mel TorméMovie
The Lucy Show1962Mel TinkerTV Show
The Virginian1962JimTV Show
The Private Lives of Adam and Eve1960Hal SandersMovie
Walk Like a Dragon1960The DeaconMovie
Girls Town1959Fred Alger (as Mel Torme)Movie
The Big Operator1959Fred McAfeeMovie
Art Carney Special1959TV Show
U.S. Marshal1958John FleckTV Show
The Fearmakers1958Barney BondMovie
Playhouse 901956Lester HogarthTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952Guest Jazz VocalistTV Show
Duchess of Idaho1950Cyril, the BellhopMovie
Words and Music1948Mel TorméMovie
Good News1947Danny (as Mel Torme)Movie
Night and Day1946Drummer - 'Anything Goes' Rehearsal (uncredited)Movie
Janie Gets Married1946Dick's Buddy (uncredited)Movie
Movieland Magic1946Studio Tour Guide (uncredited)Short Film
Junior Miss1945Sterling BrownMovie
The Crimson Canary1945Mel Tormé - DrummerMovie
Let's Go Steady1945Streak Edwards (as Mel Torme and the Meltones)Movie
Ghost Catchers1944SingerMovie
Pardon My Rhythm1944Ricky O'BannonMovie
Resisting Enemy Interrogation1944American Pilot (uncredited)Movie
Higher and Higher1943Marty (as Mel Torme)Movie
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stantmJan 16, 2012

just looking for a song, with little results


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