Otis Blackwell (Songwriter) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

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

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

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

He married Mamie Wiggins.

He wrote songs for Elvis Presley.

Otis Blackwell Age

How old is Otis Blackwell? He was born in 1931, he was 92 years old at the time of his death.

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Otis Blackwell Wiki

Otis Blackwell Wiki/Bio
Famous asSongwriter
Age92 years old
BirthdayFebruary 16, 1931
BirthplaceNew York
Date of DeathMay 6, 2002
Zodiac SignAquarius

Quotes by Otis Blackwell

When I started writing it was kind of hard getting people to do my stuff. They’ say they couldn’t do my style.

— Otis Blackwell

I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis’ birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.

— Otis Blackwell

When I was young, I just sat down and started playing Chopsticks at the piano. I got so far and then lost interest. Eventually, I regained it and started writing songs.

— Otis Blackwell

I’d hate to be a songwriter starting a career today.

— Otis Blackwell

I like this town, it’s really great. They’ve put me in The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. This town is about music. It’s about the kind of music I like.

— Otis Blackwell