Mel Torme (Composer)
Born: 13th September 1925, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 5th June 1999, Los Angeles, California, United States
Melvin Howard Tormé nicknamed "The Velvet Fog", was an American musician, singer, composer, arranger, drummer, actor, and author. He composed the music for "The Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") and co-wrote the lyrics with Bob Wells.