Mel Torme

Died June 4, 1999

Singer Mel Torme dies at 73

Smooth delivery earned him nickname of ‘The Velvet Fog’


LOS ANGELES, June 5 — Mel Torme, whose warm, smooth vocal delivery made him a hero to fellow jazz and pop singers and earned him the nickname “The Velvet Fog,” died Saturday. He was 73.

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