As per our current Database, Mel Lewis has been died on Feb 2, 1990 (age 60).
When Mel Lewis die, Mel Lewis was 60 years old.
|Popular As||Mel Lewis|
|Age||60 years old|
|Born||May 10, 1929 (New York)|
Mel Lewis’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Mel Lewis was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Drummer who has received fourteen Grammy Award nominations and was a professor at william Patterson University.
He grew up in New York, raised by Russian immigrants. He started playing music as a teenager, joining Stan Kenton in 1954.
He wrote a book on the art of drumming.
He died of melanoma.
He was influenced by Duke Ellington.