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Fats Waller

Fats WallerAKA Thomas Wright Waller

Born: 21-May-1904
Birthplace: Waverley, NY
Died: 15-Dec-1943
Location of death: Kansas City, MO
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered by air over Harlem)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Pianist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Influential jazz pianist

Father: Edward Martin Waller (Baptist preacher)
Mother: Adeline Lockett (d. 1920)
Wife: Edith Hatchett (div.)

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1917)

    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Risk Factors: Obesity

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