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Horace Silver

Horace SilverAKA Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silver

Born: 2-Sep-1928
Birthplace: Norwalk, CT
Died: 18-Jun-2014
Location of death: New Rochelle, NY
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Song For My Father

Jazz pianist and composer, played with Stan Getz and Art Blakey.

Father: John Tavares Silver
Mother: Gertrude
Wife: Barbara ("Jemela Mwelu", div., one son)
Son: Gregory Paul Silver

    The Jazz Messengers
    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1991
    NEA Jazz Master 1995
    Hernia Operation (1993)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    A Great Day in Harlem (27-Sep-1994) · Himself


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