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Mel Torme
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Age 73
Birthday 13 September, 1925
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 5 June, 1999
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame The Christmas Song
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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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