Mitch Miller Obituary

OBITUARY

Mitch Miller, musical innovator and host of ‘Sing Along With Mitch,’ dies at 99

 

 

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The musician and producer helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and ’60s. He nurtured the careers of Vic Damone, Patti Page and Leslie Uggams.

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
August 2, 2010

 

Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early ’60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit “Sing Along With Mitch” TV show in the early ’60s while becoming one of the era’s most commercially successful recording artists, has died. He was 99.

 

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