Mel Lewis bio

Birth Name: Mel Lewis

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: May10, 1929

Date Of Death: February 2, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Mel Lewis was born on the 10th of May, 1929. He was famous for being a Drummer. Drummer who has received fourteen Grammy Award nominations and was a professor at William Patterson University.

Mel Lewis was born in New York. 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.

Mel Lewis was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Mel Lewis was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Mel Lewis is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Mel Lewis’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mel Lewis’s parents.

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Mel Lewis was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Mel Lewis was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Mel Lewis was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Mel Lewis had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Mel Lewis’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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