RIP, Thurl Ravenscroft

The voice of Tony the Tiger, and singer of the greatest Christmas song ever, “You’re A Mean One, Mister Grinch”, Thurl Ravenscroft, passed away this past Sunday.

The NPR report is here.

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3 comments so far

  1. dakota_angie on

    Awwww…. How depressing. :(

  2. bizarra on

    Also Many pirates and Ghosts.. as well as the main singer for Grim Grinning Ghosts. *sniff* Thurl basically did the Disney animatronic voices that Paul Frees didn’t.

    I hear Ol’ Bill singing Yo Ho drunkenly and think that he sounds like Tony the Tiger on a bender. LOL

    He will certainly be missed.

  3. 66_pony on

    You’re a nice one, Mr. Mensch…

    *sorry*


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