Edit

Biography

Jump to: Overview (1)  | Mini Bio (1)  | Spouse (2)  | Trivia (13)

Overview (1)

Born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Mike Stoller was born on March 13, 1933 in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Corky Hale since 1970. He was previously married to Meryl Stoller.

Spouse (2)

Corky Hale (1970 - present)
Meryl Stoller (? - ?)

Trivia (13)

Songwriting partner of Jerry Leiber. Responsible for such hits as "Hound Dog", "Charlie Brown", and "On Broadway."
Aboard the liner Andrea Doria when she was struck by the motorship Stockholm and sank. He and his wife Meryl survived. Also aboard were Ruth Roman and Betsy Drake.
With Jerry Leiber, elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 under the category Non-Performer.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985 with his songwriting partner Jerry Leiber.
With partner Jerry Leiber owned the Red Bird and Blue Cat record labels.
Co-wrote (with partner Jerry Leiber) numerous songs for Elvis Presley including: "(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care" / "Bossa Nova Baby" / "Dirty, Dirty Feeling" / "Don't" / "Fools Fall in Love" / "Girls! Girls! Girls!" / "Hot Dog" / "Hound Dog" / "I Want to Be Free" / "If You Don't Come Back" / "Jailhouse Rock" / "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello" / "King Creole" / "Little Egypt" / "Love Me" / "Loving You" / "Santa Claus is Back in Town" / "Saved" / "She's Not You" (with Doc Pomus) / "Steadfast, Loyal, and True" / "Three Corn Patches" / "Treat Me Nice" / "Trouble" / "You're the Boss". The duo reportedly wrote "Baby I Don't Care," "I Want to Be Free," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Treat Me Nice" over a period of 4 hours one afternoon.
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
He and his first wife Meryl had to be rescued from the famous sinking of the liner Andrea Doria in 1956 while returning from Europe where they had met Piaf, Edith.
A graduate of Belmont High school in Los Angeles, where he also attended LA City College.
Jerry Leiber and his musical, "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at the Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2013 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Revue Production.
Student of avant-garde classical composer Stefan Wolpe.
Mike Stoller and his musical, "Smokey Joe's Café" on Broadway in New York City was nominated for the 1995 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Musical.
Jerry Leiber and his revue, "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at the Drury Lane Productions Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2017 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Revue Production.

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page