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Williams, Roger, 1924-2011

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Personal name headingWilliams, Roger, 1924-2011
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Variant(s)Weertz, Louis J. (Louis Jacob), 1924-2011
Birth date19241001
Death date20111008
Place of birthOmaha, Neb.
Place of deathLos Angeles, Calif.
Profession or occupationPianist Composer Arranger
Found inHis Roger Williams [SR] p1992: label (Roger Williams) program notes (given name, Louis Weertz)
OCLC rept. #27320893 (hdg.: Williams, Roger, 1926-)
LC record #65-1646 (hdg.: Weertz, Louis J.)
ASCAP biographical dictionary, 1966 (Williams, Roger; b. Oct. 1, 1956 [i.e. 1926], Omaha, Neb.; composer, pianist)
ASCAP biographical dictionary, 1980 (Weertz, Louis Jacob (Roger Williams); b. Omaha, Neb.; composer, arranger, pianist)
Wikipedia, June 14, 2011 (Roger Williams; b. Oct. 1, 1924)
New York times WWW site, Oct. 11, 2011 (in obituary published Oct. 8: Roger Williams; b. Louis Jacob Weertz, Oct. 1, 1924, Omaha; changed his name in 1954 at the insistence of David Kapp, founder of Kapp Records; d. Saturday [Oct. 8, 2011], Los Angeles, aged 87; pianist whose lush versions of familiar tunes like Autumn leaves and Born free became hit recordings in the 1950s and '60s)