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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 8 October 1898Plaquemine, Louisiana, USA
Date of Death 6 November 1965Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Nickname The originator of Jazz and Boogie Woogie

Spouse (1)

Eva Taylor (8 October 1921 - 6 November 1965) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (6)

Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1991.
Wife Eva (1895 - 1977) was a talented entertainer and blues singer.
Composer, pianist, vocalist, record producer, music publisher, and agent.
Lost his sight after being hit by a cab in 1956.
Grandfather of actor Clarence Williams III.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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