Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams bio

Birth Name: Mary Lou Williams

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Atlanta

Date Of Birth: May 8, 1910

Date Of Death: May 28, 1981

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Mary Lou Williams was born on the 8th of May, 1910. She was famous for being a Pianist. Pittsburghers lovingly called her ‘the little piano girl of East Liberty.’ She mentored Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk .

Mary Lou Williams was born in Atlanta. She was a professional musician by the time she reached her teens. She collaborated with Duke Ellington, Art Blakey, and Benny Goodman, performing with the latter at his 1978 40th-anniversary Carnegie Hall concert.

Mary Lou Williams was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Mary Lou Williams was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Mary Lou Williams is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Mary Lou Williams’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mary Lou Williams’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mary Lou Williams kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mary Lou Williams was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mary Lou Williams
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Mary Lou Williams was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Mary Lou Williams was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Mary Lou Williams had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Mary Lou Williams’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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