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Willie "The Lion" Smith

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff
Also Known As:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist, a master of the "stride" style. Also a ragtime composer. The name Smith was added at age 3, his stepfather's last name. Served as a Buffalo Soldier in France in World War I. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987.
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