Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé Biography

American jazz singer, composer, arranger, pianist, drummer, actor and author.

Worked with : Harry James, Ben Pollack and with his groups (as Mel Tormé and the Mel-Tones).

Best known for co-writing "The Christmas Song" (also known as "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") with Robert Wells (2).

He was married to Janette Scott from from 1966 to 1977 (divorced), father of James Torme

Born : September 13, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois.

Died : June 05, 1999 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California.

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