Mitchell William Miller (July 4, 1911 – July 31, 2010) was an American oboist, conductor, record producer and record industry executive. He was involved in almost all aspects of the industry, particularly as a conductor, and artist and repertoire (A&R) man. Miller was one of the most influential people in American popular music during the 1950s and early 1960s, both as the head of A&R at Columbia Records and as a best-selling recording artist with an NBC television series, Sing Along with Mitch. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester in the early 1930s, Miller began his musical career as a player of the oboe and English horn, making numerous highly regarded classical and popular recordings. He was a choral conductor on television and a recordings executive.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 4, 1911 (Rochester), Died July 31, 2010 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1946
Roles Represented in DAHR: oboe, conductor
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CS-018446||12-in.||2/2/1938||Sonata no. 6, in G minor||Mitch Miller ; Yella Pessl||Oboe and harpsichord duet||instrumentalist, oboe|
|Victor||CS-018447||12-in.||2/2/1938||Sonata no. 6, in G minor||Mitch Miller ; Yella Pessl||Oboe and harpsichord duet||instrumentalist, oboe|
|Decca||73698||9/30/1946||The story of the churkendoose, part 1||Ray Bolger||conductor|
|Decca||73699||9/30/1946||The story of the churkendoose, part 2||Ray Bolger||conductor|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miller, Mitch," accessed May 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116418.
Miller, Mitch. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116418.
"Miller, Mitch." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 May 2022.
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