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Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'
Mitch Miller dies at 99; musical innovator and host of 'Sing Along With Mitch'

Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most commercially successful recording artists, has died. He was 99. --------------------FOR THE RECORD:Mitch Miller: The obituary of music icon Mitch Miller in Tuesday's Section A said he produced the legendary "Charlie Parker With Strings" sessions while he was artists and repertoire director at Mercury Records. Jazz impresario Norman Granz, who had Parker under contract, produced the sessions. —--------------------Miller died Saturday after a short...

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