Tony Jackson

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Birthday
25, 1882
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Apr 20, 1921 (38)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1882
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Apr 20, 1921 (38)

About

American pianist, singer, and composer who was famous during the ragtime era.

Before Fame

He made a harpsichord when he was 10 years old out of junk he found in this backyard.

Trivia

He was known for dressing flamboyantly and would often wear a pearl gray derby, a checkered vest, an ascot tie, and a diamond stickpin.

Family Life

He lived life as an openly gay man, which was something that was very rare for the time.

Associated With

His work influenced the artistry of Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton.