Mel Lewis

Mel Lewis was born on May 10, 1929 in New York. Drummer who has received fourteen Grammy Award nominations and was a professor at William Patterson University.
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As per our current Database, Mel Lewis has been died on Feb 2, 1990 (age 60).

๐ŸŽ‚ Mel Lewis - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Mel Lewis die, Mel Lewis was 60 years old.

Popular As Mel Lewis
Occupation Drummer
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 10, 1929 (New York)
Birthday May 10
Town/City New York
Nationality New York

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Mel Lewisโ€™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.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

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.

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Drummer who has received fourteen Grammy Award nominations and was a professor at william Patterson University.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

He died of melanoma.

Associated With

He was influenced by Duke Ellington.

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