Herbert Robert “Bob” Thiele

Herbert Robert “Bob” Thiele

Sheepshead Bay, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 30 Jan 1996 (aged 73)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
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Memorial ID 19981 · View Source
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Music Executive. Record producer who started his own label at age 17, married to Teresa Brewer, and best known for his work with Erroll Garner, Henry Mancini, Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence, Pearl Bailey, Lawrence Welk, Pat Boone, the Mills Brothers, and beat novelist Jack Kerouac. In 1968, he produced Louis Armstrong's last album, "Louis Armstrong and Friends", which included the optimistic song "What a Wonderful World" - cowritten by Thiele.

Bio by: Joe Fodor

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  • Added: 29 Jan 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Robert “Bob” Thiele (27 Jul 1922–30 Jan 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19981, citing The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .