Otis Blackwell

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Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 6, 2002 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
May 6, 2002 (71)

About

Lyricist known for Fever, Great Balls of Fire, Don't Be Cruel, and All Shook Up. He influenced rock and roll.

Before Fame

He learned how to play the piano when he was a child.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1991.

Family Life

He married Mamie Wiggins.

Associated With

He wrote songs for Elvis Presley.