William Manuel Johnson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 10, 1872

Death Date

December 3, 1972

Age of Death

100 years

Cause of Death




The bassist William Manuel died at the age of 100. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pioneer of the slap style of string bass playing and founder of King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band.

His brother was a musician and his sister was involved with Jelly Roll Morton.