SingerDied when: 52 years 354 days (635 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Rostom Sipan "Ross" Bagdasarian (;January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972), known professionally by his stage name David Seville, was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor, best known for creating the cartoon band Alvin and the Chipmunks.
Initially a stage and film actor, he rose to prominence in 1958 with the songs "Witch Doctor" and "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)", which both became Billboard number-one singles.
He produced and directed The Alvin Show, which aired on CBS in 1961–62.