Eubie Blake’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 7, 1887

Death Date

Feb 12, 1983

Age of Death

96 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Feb 12, 1983

Profession

Jazz Singer

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.

Quotes

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“I don’t have any bad habbits. They might be bad habits for other people, but they’re all right for me.” (Eubie Blake)

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“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” (Eubie Blake)

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“Never trust anyone who wants what you’ve got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.” (Eubie Blake)