The jazz singer Eubie Blake died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Ragtime and jazz pianist. With Noble Sissle he wrote Shuffle Along, one of the earliest Broadway musicals written and directed by African-Americans.
He married Avis Lee in July 1910 and later Marion Gant Tyler on December 27, 1945.
“I don’t have any bad habbits. They might be bad habits for other people, but they’re all right for me.” (Eubie Blake)
“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” (Eubie Blake)
“Never trust anyone who wants what you’ve got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.” (Eubie Blake)