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Bill Evans

AKA William John Evans

Born: 16-Aug-1929
Birthplace: Plainfield, NJ
Died: 15-Sep-1980
Location of death: New York City [1]
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the Liver

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz pianist

Military service: US Army (1951-54)

[1] Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City.

Brother: Harry Evans (d. 1979)
Wife: Ellaine (d. 1970 suicide, threw herself onto subway tracks)
Wife: Nenette (until his death, one son)
Son: Evan

    University: BA, Southeastern Louisiana University (1950)
    University: Mannes College of Music, New York City

    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982
    Grammy 1994 (Lifetime Achievement Award)
    Welsh Ancestry Paternal
    Russian Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Heroin, Cocaine, Hepatitis

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