Fats Waller Biography

Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller was an influential American jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano, and whose best-known compositions, "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Honeysuckle Rose", were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame posthumously, in 1984 and 1999. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Fats Waller
Full Name:
Thomas Wright Waller
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Comedian, Musician, Composer, Singer, Organist, Jazz Pianist
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
May 21, 1904
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Date of Death:
December 15, 1943
Age at Death:
39
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
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