Fats Waller


Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 - December 15, 1943) was a highly acclaimed jazz pianist, organist, violinist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer who became famous beginning in the late 1920s. A prolific songwriter, his best known works, "Ain't Misbehavin" and "Honeysuckle Rose," were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Little Curly Hair In A High Chair (1940)

Pop charts debut year: 1929

Years active: 1918-1943

Genres: Dixieland, jazz, swing, stride, ragtime

Labels: Bluebird, Victor


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