Tony Williams bio

Birth Name: Samuel Williams

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: December12, 1945

Date Of Death: August 14, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Tony Williams was born on the 12th of December, 1945. He was known for being a Drummer. Jazz and soul drummer who is considered the a jazz fusion pioneer. It is thought that he invented the drumming technique called blast beat.

Tony Williams was born in Chicago. He joined the Second Great Quintet with Miles Davis when he was only seventeen years old. He was in the band Public Image Ltd. with former Sex Pistols singer John Lydon .

Tony Williams was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Tony Williams was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Samuel Williams is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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

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

Tony Williams was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Samuel Williams
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Tony Williams was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Tony Williams was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Tony Williams had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Tony Williams’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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