Otis Blackwell, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Otis Blackwell

American songwriter, singer, and pianist

Date of Birth: 16-Feb-1931

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Date of Death: 06-May-2002

Profession: composer, pianist, singer-songwriter, songwriter

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Otis Blackwell

  • Otis Blackwell (February 16, 1931 – May 6, 2002) was an African-American songwriter, singer, and pianist, whose work significantly influenced rock and roll.
  • His compositions include "Fever", recorded by Little Willie John; "Great Balls of Fire" and "Breathless", recorded by Jerry Lee Lewis; "Don't Be Cruel", "All Shook Up" and "Return to Sender" (with Winfield Scott), recorded by Elvis Presley; and "Handy Man", recorded by Jimmy Jones.

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