Hazel Scott's Death

Born (Birthday) June 11, 1920

Death Date October 2, 1981

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer

Profession Pianist

The pianist Hazel Scott died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the greatest pianists of her time who became a mainstay on the jazz scene, challenging conceptions about blacks and women.

She was married to Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., a noted politician, until 1956.

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“I’ve always known I was gifted, which is not the easiest thing in the world for a person to know, because you’re not responsible for your gift, only for what you do with it.” (Hazel Scott)

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“I have always respected everyone’s religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people.” (Hazel Scott)

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“There’s only one free person in this society, and he is white and male.” (Hazel Scott)

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“I think we musicians are emissaries. Every time we go before the public, we’re there to make converts.” (Hazel Scott)

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“There’s a time when you have to explain to your children why they’re born, and it’s a marvelous thing if you know the reason by then.” (Hazel Scott)

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