October 1, 1924 - October 8, 2011
Los Angeles, California
| Age 87
CHRISTOPHER WEBER, The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Williams, the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop chart in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87.
Williams died at his home in Los Angeles of complications from pancreatic cancer, according to his former publicist, Rob Wilcox.
Known as an electrifying stage performer and an adept improviser, Williams effortlessly switched between musical...
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"My condolences to Williams family. may Roger music live on in the hearts of many."
"From the time I was about 12 years old I discovered Roger Williams music and I acquired every LP of his in print.At one time, I counted nearly 50 of them by the mid 70's ..."
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