Battiste in 2012
|Birth name||Harold Raymond Battiste, Jr.|
|Born||October 28, 1931|
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
|Died||June 19, 2015(aged 83)|
|Occupations||Musician, arranger, record producer|
Harold Raymond Battiste, Jr. (October 28, 1931 – June 19, 2015) was an American music composer, arranger, performer and teacher. He was best known for his work as an arranger on records by Sam Cooke, Joe Jones, Lee Dorsey, Sonny and Cher, Dr. John, and others.
Battiste died on June 19, 2015, aged 83, after a period of declining health.
References[change | change source]
- Stephen Maloney, "Harold Battiste Passes Away At 83", Offbeat.com. Retrieved 19 June 2015
Other websites[change | change source]
- Harold Battiste's AFO Foundation
- David Edwards; Mike Callahan (December 5, 2009). "A.F.O. Album Discography". Album Discographies. Both Sides Now Publications. Retrieved 6 February 2011.