Mitch Miller

American musician, conductor and record producer Mitch Miller

Mitchell William "Mitch" Miller was a prominent figure in the American music industry. Miller was involved in almost all aspects of the industry, working as a musician, singer, conductor, record producer, A&R man and record company executive.
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Birthday
04 July 1911
Deceased
31 July 2010

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Japanese sister city samples Abbotsford - Abbotsford Times
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Mitch Miller, president of the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association, admitted he has been practising Japanese phrases and the protocol of bowing for a couple days. When the guests arrived, Miller greeted them with a bow and "Konnichiwa," which
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Can the symphony be saved? - Salon
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For him, the game changer was the man who symbolized the pop establishment rock 'n' roll displaced: Columbia Records production chief Mitch Miller, auteur of Frankie Laine's "Mule Train," Johnnie Ray's "Cry," and Rosemary Clooney's "Come On-A My House"
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Ex-'Raiders' singer still going strong - Daily Republic
Google News - over 6 years
“Mitch Miller (a noted music producer and TV show host) said it would last 10 years and people would go back to 'good music.' However, rock 'n' roll has legs that me or Mitch could have never predicted and it still is rolling, still alive
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Field hockey a ticket to NCAA for high school girls - Dayton Daily News
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Oakwood coach Mitch Miller estimated the number of colleges playing the sport nationally to be more than 200, with several in Ohio at all levels, including four Division I schools (Ohio State, Miami, Ohio University and Kent State)
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Northwestern Ontario breaks 50-year forest fire record - CTV.ca
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(HO - Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources - Mitch Miller / THE CANADIAN PRESS) THUNDER BAY, Ont. — It's a record year for forest fires in northwestern Ontario. A 50-year-old record for hectares burned in a fire season has fallen
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Village Weighs Debt Alternatives for Downtown Property - Patch.com
Google News - over 6 years
Previous property owner Mitch Miller had been given the go-ahead in 2007 to build a mixed-use building at the location, but plans fell through when the desired number of units weren't sold. Miller then came to Village trustees in 2009 with a plan to
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Grandpa's iPod - Marinscope Community Newspapers
Google News - over 6 years
And we had some swinging vocal groups: the Mills Brothers, the Ink Spots, the Andrews Sisters, Mitch Miller (Mitch Miller? Aw, come on!). And the crooners: Crosby, Sinatra, Bennett, Damone, Dick Haymes, Perry Como, Nat Cole. And the “songbirds”: Martha
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Mitch Miller, Record Executive and Conductor, Dead at 99 - ThirdAge
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Mitch Miller died on Saturday at the age of 99. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Margaret Miller Reuther, on Monday. He had died at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City after a short illness.Miller was the orchestra leader on the hit album
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Nova Scotia firefighters headed to Ontario - CBC.ca
Google News - over 6 years
(Mitch Miller/Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources/Canadian Press) Nova Scotia is sending a crew to northern Ontario to help battle forest fires. The Department of Natural Resources says 21 firefighters will leave Thursday for a two-week deployment
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Northeast gets a break in busy forest fire season - Toronto Sun
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MITCH MILLER/QMI AGENCY A forest fire burns near South Bay, Ont., Friday July 15 2011. The heat wave roasting Ontario is also proving a hazard to forests in the province's northwest -- there are 92 fires burning in the region, and the number of fires
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Ocean City Pops bring culture and musical entertainment to the city, but at a ... - Press of Atlantic City
Google News - over 6 years
“My mother used to put on Mitch Miller records when she'd clean the house. I still remember the show 'Sing Along with Mitch.'” Marie Tartaglio, 51, and her sister Charlotte Bigley, 61, said they got choked up during a performance of the song “Mary's a
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No relief in northern Ontario firefight - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 6 years
MITCH MILLER/QMI AGENCY A forest fire burns near South Bay, Ont., Friday July 15 2011. The heat wave roasting Ontario is also proving a hazard to forests in the province's northwest -- there are 92 fires burning in the region, and the number of fires
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Displaced residents come to Ottawa to flee forest fires - CTV.ca
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(Mitch Miller - Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources / THE CANADIAN PRESS) Nearly 300 residents who were evacuated from their northern Ontario community because of out of control wildfires will arrive in Ottawa Wednesday night
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Region rejects fire refugees over C. diff fears - Niagara Falls Review
Google News - over 6 years
Mitch Miller QMI Agency A forest fire burns north of Kenora on Tuesday. The Niagara Region is refusing to accept refugees from the area because of concerns natives might catch C. difficile and take it back to their northern homes Region rejects fire
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Her life is some story - Albany Times Union
Google News - over 6 years
At 15, Uggams was a guest on the game show "Name That Tune," winning $12500 to put towards college -- and producer Mitch Miller saw the show and signed her to a recording contract. Miller also put her on his TV show "Sing Along with Mitch," making
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Palo Alto Attorneys at Miller Law Group Win High Stakes Verdict in Appeal ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Google News - over 6 years
"We are thrilled with the results and feel justice has finally been served," said Mitch Miller, principal of the Miller Law Group. The partnership had six income properties when the father died in 1993 leaving his half to his wife, according to Miller
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A Songwriter's Legacy: Baseball Ditties, From Mickey to the Mets
NYTimes - over 6 years
Ruth Roberts's songs were recorded by Arthur Godfrey, Dean Martin, Patti Page, Debbie Reynolds, Jimmy Dean and the Beatles. But even if Mets fans do not remember her as they do Marv Throneberry, they know the song she wrote (with Bill Katz): ''Meet the Mets,'' the team's bouncy theme ditty since 1963. Roberts, who died June 30, wrote a trilogy of
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Cards prospect's father attends funeral of late Rangers fan - MLB.com
Google News - over 6 years
Sadly, Mitch Miller had another responsibility to attend to. The elder Miller spent Sunday afternoon at a visitation for the late Shannon Stone, a Rangers fan who fell to his death at Texas' game Thursday. Mitch Miller worked with Stone as firefighters
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mitch Miller
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 98
    Mitch Miller lived in New York City for many years and died there on July 31, 2010, after a short illness.
  • 1981
    Age 69
    Miller hosted a 1981 TV reunion of the Sing Along Gang for NBC (featuring veterans from the original gang, including Bob McGrath, Andy Love, Paul Friesen, Victor Griffin, and Dominic Cortese).
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1966
    Age 54
    Selected repeats aired briefly on NBC during the spring of 1966.
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  • 1965
    Age 53
    Miller left Columbia Records in 1965 and joined MCA Inc. as a consultant signing the same year with MCA's Decca Records subsidiary.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1961
    Age 49
    In 1961, Miller also provided two choral tracks set to Dimitri Tiomkin's title music on the soundtrack to The Guns of Navarone.
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  • 1957
    Age 45
    In 1957 Miller's orchestra and chorus recorded U.S. Air Force Blue, a United States Air Force recruiting song, in a format that today would be called music video.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1950
    Age 38
    He also recorded a string of successful albums and singles, featuring a male chorale and his own distinctive arrangements, under the name "Mitch Miller and the Gang" starting in 1950.
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    Miller joined Mercury Records as a classical music producer and served as the head of Artists and Repertoire (A&R) at Mercury in the late 1940s, and then joined Columbia Records in the same capacity in 1950.
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  • 1947
    Age 35
    Miller played the prominent English horn part in the Largo movement of Dvořák's New World Symphony in a famous 1947 recording conducted by Leopold Stokowski.
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  • 1946
    Age 34
    After graduating from Eastman, Miller played with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and then moved to New York City where he was a member of the Alec Wilder Octet (1938–1941 and occasionally later), as well as performing with David Mannes, Andre Kostelanetz, Percy Faith, George Gershwin, Charlie Parker, and under Frank Sinatra's baton for the 1946 recording of "The Music of Alec Wilder."
  • TWENTIES
  • 1932
    Age 20
    He graduated in 1932 with honors.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1911
    Born
    Mitch Miller was born in Rochester, New York, on July 4, 1911, to a Jewish family.
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